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Natan Sharansky

Israeli politician

1948   -  

country of citizenship: Soviet Union, Israel
language of expression: English, Russian, Hebrew
educated at: Факультет управления и прикладной математики МФТИ
occupation: politician, writer, mathematician, human rights activist, chess player
award received: Presidential Medal of Freedom, Ronald Reagan Freedom Award, Congressional Gold Medal
position held: Knesset member, Deputy Prime Minister of Israel

Natan Sharansky (Hebrew: נתן שרנסקי‎, Russian: Ната́н Щара́нский, Ukrainian: Натан Щаранський; born Anatoly Borisovich Shcharansky (Russian: Анато́лий Бори́сович Щара́нский, Ukrainian: Анатолій Борисович Щаранський) on 20 January 1948) is an Israeli politician, human rights activist, and author who, as a refusenik in the Soviet Union during the 1970s and 1980s, spent nine years in Soviet prisons. He served as Chair of the Executive of the Jewish Agency from June 2009 to August 2018. Natan Sharansky currently serves as the Chairman of the Institute of the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) (www.isgap.org).
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Series

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Works

3

Defending Identity

book by Natan Sharansky

author: Natan Sharansky

2008

The Case for Democracy

book by Natan Sharansky

author: Natan Sharansky, Ron Dermer

2004

Fear No Evil

book by Natan Sharansky

author: Natan Sharansky

1988

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