Soviet "refusenik" Ida Nudel, who was arrested and exiled to Siberia after placing a sign reading, "KGB, Give Me My Visa" outside her Moscow apartment, will speak in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 19.
Nudel is an economist who waited 16 years to realize her dream of emigrating to Israel. With the aid of industrialist Armand Hammer, she was allowed to leave the Soviet Union in 1987.Nudel's lecture is sponsored by the United Jewish Council, the Jewish Community Center and Congregation Kol Ami. She will be speaking at the Jewish Community Center, 2416 E. 1700 South at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the JCC for $5 per person or at the door for $7.50.