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THE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. One does not register for sessions.  Seating at individual sessions is first come, first served.
REGISTRATION and the Coat Room are on the 27th Floor along with many of the sessions. The Children’s Program, Lunch Room, Limmud Café and rooms E1, G3 and G4 are on the 16th Floor. There is easy access between the floors by 6 large elevators.
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Vladimir Machlis

1944 - born in Moscow to Jewish parents.1951 - 1961 - elementary/high school.1962 - 1965 - Flight Academy (graduated as a helicopter pilot).1965 - expelled from the Youth League for expressing discontent with Soviet treatment of the Jews.1965 - 1971 - a pilot with Aeroflot Soviet Airlines, airplanes (co-pilot, Flight Instructor, Captain, Link Commander, Deputy Squadron Commander).1966 - 1967 - under investigation/interrogations in Dolnik case.1967 - 1971 - History faculty at Moscow Teachers' University.1971 - applied for an exit visa and dismissed from the airline.1971 - 1972 - refusenik, teacher of Hebrew in Moscow.1972 - exit permit after 4 flat refusals, left USSR for Israel.1974 - present - permanent residence in Canada.1975 - 1977 - History student, York U (graduated with Hon. B.A.)