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Mr. Joshua Rubenstein

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Associate At Davis Center for Rus...

Local Address: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Harvard University
8 Story Street 1St Floor
Cambridge , Massachusetts 02138
United States

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  • philosophy and Russian language and literature
    Columbia
  • Columbia
  • Columbia University
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Joshua Rubenstein has been involved with human rights and international affairs for more than thirty-five years. He is the Northeast Regional Director of Amnesty International USA and a longtime associate at Harvard University's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. Overseeing Amnesty's work in New England, New York, and New Jersey, Rubenstein has acted as Amnesty's spokesperson in numerous radio, television, and print interviews. He has also lectured widely on the Soviet human rights movement, including a series of lectures in Russian at the Mendeleev Institute in Moscow in 1990-91. He has contributed articles and reviews on Soviet and international affairs to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, New Republic, The Nation, and elsewhere. The New York Review of Books called his first book, Soviet Dissidents: Their Struggle for Human Rights, "sympathetic, scholarly, and comprehensive. Rubenstein is also the author of Tangled Loyalties: The Life and Times of Ilya Ehrenburg, a biography of the controversial Soviet writer and journalist, which the New York Times Book Review called "convincing, judicious, and enjoyable.
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"Mr. Rubenstein fills in the historical background of the 15 victims, bringing them to life in biographical sketches, showing their records of achievement before their arrests and their varying degrees of complicity in their own victimization and their resistance to it. What might have been a dry document of bureaucratic terror, a bloodless verbatim text, turns out to be a vivid, tragic panorama full of prickly individuals. -The New York Times
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Joshua Rubenstein's biography of Leon Trotsky published by Yale University Press is now available.
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Joshua Rubenstein's official website
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In Stalin's Secret Pogrom, Joshua Rubenstein--a highly regarded authority on Soviet history, human rights, and international affairs--provides annotations about the players and events surrounding the case. In a long, compellingly written introduction, he draws on newly released documents in Moscow archives and on interviews with relatives of the defendants in Israel, Russia, and the United States to set the trial in historical and political context and to offer a wrenching account of Stalin's anti-Semitic campaign.
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Rubenstein neither condemns nor apologizes for Ehrenburg.
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As Joshua Rubenstein writes in his preface, "Leon Trotsky haunts our historical memory.
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In this lucid and judicious evocation of Trotsky's life, Joshua Rubenstein gives us an interpretation for the twenty-first century.
Adult Education at Temple Aliyah | Temple Aliyah
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On January 10, 2012, Joshua Rubenstein, Northeast Regional Director, Amnesty International USA ( at left), spoke about his new book "Leon Trotsky: A Revolutionary's Life."
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Joshua Rubenstein is the Northeast Regional Director of Amnesty International USA and a long-time Associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University.
He is the author of "Soviet Dissidents, Their Struggle for Human Rights and Tangled Loyalties," "The Life and Times of Ilya Ehrenburg," a biography of the controversial Soviet-Jewish writer and journalist He is the co-editor of "Stalin's Secret Pogrom: The Postwar Inquisition of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee. Mr. Rubenstein received a National Jewish Book Award in the category of East European Studies for Stalin's Secret Pogrom.
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The "JR" in JR1 stands for Josh Rubenstein, the Dean of Admissions at Harvard Law School.
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HRF's international legal director, Javier El-Hage, will share the panel with five distinguished scholars: Olga Onuch, the Shklar Fellow at Harvard's Ukrainian Research Institute; Joshua Rubenstein, an associate at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies; Leonardo Vivas, a Fellow at Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy; Yulia Marushevska, a Ph.D. candidate at Shevchenko National University of Kyiv; and Tetiana Boriak, a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Harvard's Ukrainian Research Institute.
Author | Joshua Rubenstein
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Joshua Rubenstein has been professionally involved with human rights and international affairs for over forty years as an activist and independent scholar with particular expertise in Russian affairs.
He was on the staff of Amnesty International USA from 1975 to 2012 as the Northeast Regional Director, overseeing Amnesty's work in New England, New York and New Jersey. His responsibilities were wide-ranging. They included acting as an official Amnesty spokesman on radio, television and in the print media; organizing public forums and benefits; managing extensive press contacts and conducting editorial board meetings on breaking human rights stories; establishing Amnesty chapters in high schools, in colleges, and within the general community; managing a portfolio of major donors; and participating in numerous human rights activities at the national and international level.
Mr. Rubenstein is also a recognized scholar of literature, dissent, and politics in the former Soviet Union. A long-time Associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University, he has made many research trips to Moscow and other Russian cities.
He is the author of Soviet Dissidents: Their Struggle for Human Rights and Tangled Loyalties: The Life and Times of Ilya Ehrenburg a biography of the controversial Soviet-Jewish writer and journalist. He is the co-editor of Stalin's Secret Pogrom: The Postwar Inquisition of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee. He is the co-editor of The KGB File of Andrei Sakharov. He also helped to edit and translate The Unknown Black Book: the Holocaust in the German-Occupied Soviet Territories.
Mr. Rubenstein's latest book is Leon Trotsky: A Revolutionary's Life for the Jewish Lives series at Yale University Press; it was published in October 2011.
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Mr. Rubenstein has also contributed articles and reviews on Soviet and international affairs to many national publications, including Art News, Commentary, The New Republic, The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, The Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, and The Boston Globe.
Joshua Rubenstein grew up in New Britain, Connecticut. He studied philosophy and Russian language and literature at Columbia, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1971. In addition to his Russian language expertise, Mr. Rubenstein speaks and reads French and Hebrew.
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