Criss Library | Osborne Gallery – The exhibit "Shirley Goldstein's Immigration Rights Legacy: Operation Exodus in Omaha" opens in the H. Don and Connie J. Osborne Family Gallery on August 9, 2019. The exhibit runs through November 10, 2019. This exhibition is sponsored by the Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Center for Human Rights.
The exhibit highlights the impact of Shirley Goldstein and the Omaha Jewish community's activist work on behalf of Soviet Jewish emigres from the 1970's through the 1990's. Included on display are items from Shirley Goldstein's archival papers and oral histories collected from Soviet Jewish emigres who settled in Omaha and community members who participated in Operation Exodus.
The exhibit will be open on August 9 with a reception from 4 P.M. - 6 P.M. The public is invited to attend.
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