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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-12-11

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TNT DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
32-ffidey, Derieher 11, 1970

2,500 Profs Plead for Soviet Jewry

Complete
Home Catering

Michael said that when Rime- dents outside distributed leaflets apart heat primitive anti-Sesnit-
(Comitisei from Page 1)
decrying the plight of Soviet Jewry. ism." Only emigration, "in ac-
grant what you yourself regard as mann soother was here two years
cordate. with the principles in
ago.
she said she and her son were Questioned about the charges,
a just request Set the prisoners
the UN declarations on human
Vavllov emphatically denied "any
free! Let those who wish go to suffering "'hardships- ia the USSR. discrimination against Soviet Jews
rights," will relieve the plight
She
indicated
then.
he
said,
that
Israel!"
of the Soviet Jews, the report
In a letter forwardiag the pelt,the hardships were largely fins- either as an ethnic group or a re-

said.
"same"
anti-
ligious
group."
tina to Premier Kosygin„ punt, dal and social. with -
It added that the tiny Jewish
Socialist Internatioaal Reports
Hans J. Morgesithan. chairman Seamitisnu.
community in Poland had been
Soviet Jewry Has
Jacksonville. Fla., mayor H ans Situation .1
of the Academic Comsdittre INN
particularly badly treated, and the
_
Deteriorated
Since
Six-Day
War
e
D
Soviet Jewry, noted that :rime G. Tender. Jr__ has designated
STOCKHOLM (UPI) —The So- majority of Jews forced to leave.
the signers . came from a SeaCella ber as "Horan woes month
"We appeal to the Soviet au-
, in a sludY
variety of disciplines and laid for Jews of the Son Union." In clads! international
thorities to stop this campaign
sharply differing views e, pag. a proclamation. he said that "It is :released Tuesday, said that the
the Jewish minority and to pt those who master-
to the situation of
tieaL economic and metal mat- fitting that we give thought in
the 1in the Soviet Union had "de- minded it," the report said.
situations o f anspion Jews

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as always fine
teriorated" since the Six-Day War
in the petition they speak with Soviet Union. the largest Jewish and now is worse than at any time
qualify photography
community in the world outside the
Have An Affair to Remember
one voice."
_ _
since
the
anti-Jewish
purges
by
Merrillwood Bldg. Mall
dec riedthe
If orgenthau. who holds
Dr.
Birmingham
and eta- Stalin
1948.53.
chairs in political science at the !Wiest means of
The in
only
solutio n, said the re-
4
York
and
tural
self-expression
based
on
the
New
university
City
251 Merrill, cor. Woodward
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of
rights guaranteed them by Soviet i port. is for the government of the
Soviety Union to allow the Jews to
the Universi of Chicago. forward- Lw „
647-5730
KE 4-5980
ed a copy of the petition to United
grate'
Nations Secretary - General r In Etrussels. a coon :fisting corn - ; emi
An organization of Social Demo-
hant_ asking his support "to fecal- nuflee
of Jewish erganizatinos
bees established
to prepare has
the erotic and Socialist parties in
the Socialist I
•.14. this humanitarian objects;
EXPECTING OUT OF TOWN GUESTS
aeraEamPenò
Com - , West
pecial
o al
ternational a ppo in ted a s perci
is " Wari" Ca---teresee &
rhe appeal cf Soviet Je
the
FOR A WEDDING OR A BAR MITZVA?
_ smote and clear.... the petition animities on the Soviet Union." s tudy group to ore
-
asserts. - it is impossible to live Three hundred members of the i tem. They represented Social
trim uride and dignity as Jews in . Jewish Society at Manchester Uni- , Democratic and Labor parties of
;
human beings and as versity gathered outside the town , Sweden. Britain. France and
20500 JAMES COUZENS
they seek fulfillment and hall to pretest Soviet suppression Italy. Dr. Alvar Alsterdahl of
reunion rn Israel. which cf Jewish culture and relion and Sweden was main author of the
(8 Milo & Greenfield—Across from Northland)
to
the
Arab
states_
While
report
its
aid
Coil 342 - 3000 For the Finest Accommodations
they reeard as their ancestral
a Soviet diplomat A Vavilov. of , The report said that, under
COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
',;•; -nela r.ti
the
influence
of
the
Middle
East
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:or: are Dr. Joshua Lederberg a meeting of the Manchester Cen- conflict. Soviet propaganda has
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i staitterd University_ honored for tral Branch of the United Nations ' undergo n e a change which
his researeh.in aeneties7 Dr. Ar- Association inside the hall. stn- makes it "impossible to tell it
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Jewish Emigrant Describes Hardship_
in Truing to Leave So-Viet Union

`I friten"t come to tell terrible I "By 1949-50. there was a cam-

,.
, r-'07 is CO- Union. he is sensitive to publicity.
When I finished high school, I
, ,.:;h !.,, - - -..:aais of the , and efforts are being made to keep
applied to the medical institute,
yes:ilia high schools.
. hrs identity secret_
through an but it was a bad year for an appli-
Levied Rigerman s nude said
Speaking si Russian
cation from a Jew. So I entered
he was pleased by eongressinnal
the doctor win
aPaear
a the institute of physical education.
"er
cities : m conjunctinn with
interest in the plight of his nep- : inter
in 28
Upon fmishing, I served in the
salatalwide Baal Britt. member- Soviet Army for a couple of years.
3a*Year-ald
hew
' She
Darer
programer
who kid"
Them- Ilse Soviet Jew" During military service, I learned
Soviet has hers 1 ship
s sue drive- presented as one al Baal fast - hand what anti - Semitism
was few coursers:: invoive-
alitharidea
i
121
harassed
for attempting In inse=t‘itwieri" I Iota's
mem with Jewish problems_ Hosts memm in its more animal form."
can citizenship.

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Mier Ins discharge he was fin-
But the uncle- LOUIS Miehaet- i weve Stephen Zorn. membership
told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency ' eke president: limey Edelman_ ally accepted to a medical Insti-
that he did not have "too nu eh mud Brim Coma airaideat: sal
tute. He landed a position after
faith" in the public petition wade- Mom representing District Grand
Ire graduated. Jews know where
He lives in the Bronx districtof , Laden 6: and Max soma. Dam Da_ they should apply, he said.
Rep. James H. Scheuer. a Jewish ma anemdint_
"I entered circles who wanted
The speaker emphasized that to go to Israel," said the doctor,
Democrat who has gathered 51 i
congressional signatures on a Pett- 1 Soviet Jewry Imam In Americas who subsequently signed a peti-
tion to the State Department .urg- Jew, live imppni
tion to the government asking that
ing it help the Russian-born Riger- emigrate to Israel "I came to visas be granted to Jews. "Some
shim Dim war awns are ant m of my friends are now in Israel.
man and his Brooklyn-born mother
relocate in the United States
Some may be permitted to go.
vain." be said.
Frain reports out of
Six additional House members !
the Soviet Some are in jail.'
have initiated similar requests in - ! Unice_ it appears that the doctor's
"I applied for a visa. On that
dividually.
r t experience was not slate others same day, I was fired. There is no
of Russian Jews with a growing guarantee of a visa, but you're al-
I awareness of their Jewish identity. ways fired. I did not have a job
was laten in MOSCOW to a good for a couple of months. Finally, a
Jewish family." he said. -Pill I Jewish professor hired me—under
was 8, there was no &session in the condition that there was no dis-
my family about being Jewish or cassis of Jewish problems. I
LADES—Mel
about Jewish life. The fast time I would get my money and that's
E-O-MATIC
was confronted was an the street alt
WEIGHT BELT
I learned I was a Jew. in not the
"A year went by and I got five
most pleasant way_
Lam Wsial* - 11 Imo UP
Thm Eosr MIA
I
- I burned to my parents for an rejections of my visa. One day I
explanation of anti-Semitism. They got a phone call, which said, 'You
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said. 'If you stick to good Motile, can leave, you have six days.' This
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the problem will never arise? As was a bit too little time, but we
time smut by. I realized the prob- don't know of one family that
1 "D 7
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ftt
rat r
MMINIP
didn't make it in the six days."
lem was iacreasiog.
The doctor left for Austria with
.
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10 Jewish families. He said that
the number of visas for Jews has

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increased since the Six-Day War,
but the issuances are sporadic. He
said that Jews seem to be the only
Russians who get any visas to

leave.

From Austria, the doctor went

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the Soviet Union." . paign against Jews and the state •

' s doctor who emi- . of Israel. My father was fired and •
said a Russia

.rated to Israel in Anwst. "I ' could not ford a job. There was a • BEG. DEC. 7th
came to toll about real life. - plot to poison the Soviet leaders. • Open Mon-, Thum,
• Fri. A Sat. till '9 p.m.
hard
times
his
ernerieneem
be-
,
All
Jews
went
through
But re;30.=7:

fore a grosm of Bnai Ernie mem- for several months. When the
a
:tees iast week. at Cann. Bun: Jewish doctors were arrested, you •
D a vid_ :he rice-toy made it plain could read about it in the papers
that all had not been idyllic for and in school. but when they were
Inca_ a Russian Jesr_ released, there was not a word
With relatives still hi the Soviet anywhere.

things about

to Israel.
Having quickly found a medical

position, he is elated with his new
life there. "The only disadvant-
age." he said, "is that part of my
family is still in Russia."


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