Ida Nudel

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Ida Nudel
Flickr - Government Press Office (GPO) - Prisoner of Zion Ida Nudel and Her Faithful Dog.jpg
Nudel and her dog arrive on a private plane, owned by Armand Hammer, at Ben-Gurion Airport
Born(1931-04-27)April 27, 1931
DiedSeptember 14, 2021(2021-09-14) (aged 90)
Rehovot, Israel
Organization"Mother to mother" אם-לאם
Known forRefusenik and an Israeli activist
RelativesSister - Elena Ilana Fridman, Brother in law - Lev Arie Fridman, Nephew Yacov Fridman.

Ida Yakovlevna Nudel (Hebrew: אידה נודל; Russian: Ида Яковлевна Нудель) (April 27, 1931 – September 14, 2021) was a refusenik and an Israeli activist. She was known as the "Guardian Angel". She tried to help Jewish political prisoners escape from the Soviet Union. In 1987, she left the Soviet Union and moved to Israel.[1]

She wrote an autobiography: "A Hand in the Darkness". The movie Mosca Addio (Farewell Moscow) was made about her escape from the Soviet Union.

Nudel died on 14 September 2021 at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. Steinberg, Jessica (5 May 2016). "A Home in Israel, With Eastern Influences" – via
  2. "Former refusenik and Soviet Jewish activist Ida Nudel dies at 90". Times of Israel . Retrieved 2021-09-14.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)