Scholar - Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich

Yosef Mendelevitch was a Jewish refusenik from the former Soviet Union, also known as a "Prisoner of Zion" and now a politically unaffiliated rabbi living in Jerusalem who gained fame for his adherence to Judaism and public attempts to emigrate to Israel at a time when it was considered to be against the law in the USSR.

The Candle on the Wall

Gulag, 1970. All the odds were stacked against him. Hear the incredible story of one Jew’s perseverance: how despite the darkness of a Soviet Union labor camp, he...