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The Doctor's Plot: Attack on Soviet Jewry

On This Day in Jewish History: January 13, 1953

https://www.instagram.com/p/CKDODjlr2b9/

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#onthisday, 1953, nine Moscow doctors, 6 of whom were Jewish, were sitting in a prison (at direction of Joseph Stalin) and would soon be tortured for the crime of "plotting to poison major Soviet leaders". The state-run press would run the fabricated story as plain truth and a "Zionist scheme" - hundreds of Jewish doctors would lose their jobs and life for Soviet Jewry would never be the same.

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S/O to @henmazzig for bringing this to our attention yesterday with his post covering it (on the actual day 🙌🏽)

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✍🏽: @madelynilana

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