Achievements

Prisoner of Conscience

Sharansky seemed destined to live like other Soviet Jews – oppressed and without roots. Yet his quest for freedom led him to discover his Jewish identity as a source of inner strength.

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Jewish Leader

In Israel, Sharansky worked tirelessly to integrate the Soviet Jews into the new homeland and lead a distinguished career as a politician and Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel.

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Activist for Human Rights and Political Freedom

The impact of Sharansky’s human rights work reaches far beyond the Jewish world.

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International Recognition

Sharansky received numerous international awards in recognition of his tireless advocacy for democracy and human rights.

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