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November 19, 1971 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-11-19

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Canipuign is On
of Ailing Woman

24—Friday, November It 1971 _.

met Prison

to join relatives in the 17.S..
recalled that. last February, Sec-
retary of State William P. Rogers.
asserted that the U.S. supports
freedom. of -expression and ,
dom of emigration.

•:.
The jeivish CoMmunity Corm it intent of the testimony before :.the glens; cultural and political in-
has launched a campaign calling House - subcommittee on 'Europe .--terest-to Soviet jewry.
for the release of 28-year-old Sylva last Tuesday by Richard T. Davies,
reported " these changes
Zalmanson Kuznetsby from . a So- deputy assistant- secretary of state ,fn. 173e.elileYk,
the -VOA• programing to the So-
BAR MITZTANS::
WEDDINGS
viet prison_ Pregnant when arrest- for European affairs. He promised •" viet
Union-
at
a mass rally on be-
BOB KATZ YOUR Ho§it'FIRAINO:WIrKATZ
ed, Mrs. Kuznetsov lost her .baby at Monday's . news briefing . that
_
SoYiet Jews in White-Plains,
in the notorious - Pottria prison he - Would
"clarify" later • a ,partiair . half . of
,
- ALWAS_
Y :QN, eiff
AND
, sponsored by the, Westchest-
SPECIALTIES OF -
camp. She has been denied proper of. Davies'. testimony., on • the con". 1NLY-.
--• mrEtACH._ -
THE HOUSE
medical care and is reportedly dition of Soviet 'Jews • which .has er Conference. on Soviet Jewry.
_
o_ KNISHES -
• STUEFEDS.AlipAGE
near death.
• MUSHROOM BARLEY , • - BLINTZES
been challenged- hy. Jewish spokes- After the.' VOA, queried by the
-
A defendant in the infamous men. Davies said he thought that Jewish--Telegraphic Agency, - - .said
SOUP

EGG
ROLLS
-
MUSHROOMS
"Leningrad Trial," last December. "claims that Soviet - Jews as a that •- the -- --brOadciat- would be •-in
• SOUTHERN FRIED
- 1.1a:ego/ie. = onIy - and
Mrs. Kuznetsov was sentenced to community are living in a state of the
CHICKEN
.10 year's in - a labor' camp. 'Her terror seemed to be overdravin." not' in -Yiddish, Buckley 'observed
THANK
°117RT N ING
v THINNER
while his goal •of Yiddish
husband was sentenced to death;
Bray referred to Davies' state- that
broadcasts
has
.
not
been
attained
commuted later • to 15 . years in ment as "not as , apocalyptic" as
prison- •at hard labor.
the condition of Soviet Jews Ns. yet, the , special progranis In Rus-
The .'COmmunitY. Council . has sometimes depicted." He added,- -Man: _represented •' an -advance. on
:of:Soviet. 'Jewry and' that
called on supporters to . write. to
know the initial reaction was behalf
he would continue to press for
•.- the . Soviet Embassy, 1125 '16th, "I
based in large measure on a very Yiddisb
• program's. . • -
Washington; D.C. 20036, to• urge limited portion. of his testimony
In- his prepared 'addreis, Buck=
that Mrs. Kuznetsov be released which appeared in the news-
from prison. -Protest car& addres-. papers and is part of the concern ley also said': that he.• has. - urged
Nixon - to' place the Soviet's -treat-
sed to Communist Party Chairman of. the Jewish community."
30.45
etunPide °fine
ment of Jews• -
Leonid Brezhnev have been dis-
. on •' the
The House subcommittee on agenda for his: "smiarely
22031 COOUDGE
OAK PARK,•J4ICH.
tributed by the Council. The cards Europe
coming talks in
was
reported
to
be
prepar-
call for Mrs: Kuznetsov's freedom ing to draft a resolution this week Moscow." '
PHONES 545- ~ 9O
Sample . cards may be obtained on
The National -Center. for Jewish
the 'subject 'of Soviet Jews.
WE MAINTAIN. THE . MOST COMPLETE:CARRUT
by calling the Council office, 962.
Policy
'Studies,'
a
research
group,
Congress was told that •law and `deseribed the VOA's , Jewish in-
1880.
AND DELIVERY OF STRICTLY KOSHER FOODS
On -Dec. 23, 1970; 'in her final reality in the Soviet Union part terest _programs • a "token to
IN THE :STATE.,• .
company
when
the
rights
of

Jews
statement to - the Soviet Court
'appease 'American critics" of the
FOODS
PREPARED
FRESH DAILY- T
- Q
YOUR TASTE. •
Mrs. Kuznetsov said; "Even now are concerned.
current VOA policy. •
Under Strict Supervision of The council of
Alf Times
I do not doubt for a minute that • Submitting statements • on dis- Soviet Georgian Jevis Complain
crimination
against
Soviet
Jews,
- some time I shall go after all and
SHIVA
TRAYS
PARTY
TRAYS
•-
-
ustnearts:
They've
Been
Deprived
of
-Homes
that I will live in Israel.' This Dr. William. R. Korey, - director of
dream, illuminated by 2,000 years the New York bureau of the Baal • NEW YORK (JTA) Twenty-
. . .00 .* . )0( .10. 0. * •
of hope, will never leave me." • Brith - International Council, cited three Soviet Georgian Jewish feral-
Leading the Community . Council the views of the noted Soviet nu- lies have reported that their homes
effort on behalf of Mrs. Kuznetsov clear, physicist Dr. Andrei D.. Sak- Were dennilished 16 months .ago
are Bernard Panush, chairman. of liaroli and historian Roy A. • Med- for new- housing that has not been
started.
Council's committee on interna- Vedei, both non-Jews.
The . Baal Brith official testi , - The Student Struggle for So-
tional concerns, and Daniel Berk,
. chairman of Council's Soviet Jewry fled before the European sub- viet Jewry said the families re-
committee at the .conciuding
committee. . •
counted their plight in a 'letter to
idols of • Its two-day hearings on Communist Party Secretary Leonid
. IAN Soviet Jews Sign PetitiOn
"denial of rights' to Soviet Jews." L Brezhnev. The plea said the
Appealing for Emigritton;
Dr. Korey reported Dr. Sakha- families are now in an "exceed-
Teksab Presents It at UN
rov• as having "made it clear that
difficult situation" and that
UNITED NATIONS (JTA)—The since 1939 the - top bureaucratic ingly
their appeals to the local authori-
largest . single appeal by Soviet elite of the -Soviet Union has , been ties
Kareli vllage have "all
Jews seeking migration to Israel— influenced by what he 'calls zoolo been in
in vain."
a petition signed by more than 900 gical anti-Semitism, which extends
The letter, signed by. 17 of the
Jews of more -than 20 cities, many to its appointments policy." •
of them representing families of As a result of "a , tremendous 23 Jewish home-owners, also stat-
up to 22 members—was presented outcry of world public opinion," ed: "We are in such a difficult
to the president of the General Dr. Korey testified, "this year situation that it is imposeible to
Assembly, Ambassador Adam Ma- some recognition has been • given describe it . . - We cannot en-
l& of Indonesia, by Israeli Am- (by the Kremlin) to the right-to- dure .thls any longer .. - We are
bassador Yosef Tekoah.
leave principle," with "perhaps afraid of tomorrow."
Alexander Gurvetz, a Kharkov
It was the second. Soviet Jewry as many as 10,000. Jews" having
petition to be transmitted to Ma- been permitted to leave by the engineer who was detained by
i& during the assembly's cur- end of this year. "But," he con- viet officials after- he applied for
rent 26th session.
tinued, "a total of approximately exit documents, arrived in Tel Aviv
The apPeid, a copy of which was 80,000 applications to leave have together with five other Jewish
also direeted - to. the Kremlin lead- been filed, which, when one adds families. frOm - Kharkov and Kiev.
ership.. deClares that "The •ques- entire ;families, means that - .'one- Gurvetz told newsmen that there
Iron of the free emigration .of-the quarter-million - Jews are still -hem- is :a." "Significant movement" for
Jews becomes more - acute med in by what the Soviet - physi- altya among Kharkov _Jews.
with 'every passing day."

cist- and humanitarian Sakharoi
Rath Aleksandrovich, released
It continues: "Here in.the.USSR, calls a gilded cage." Dr. Sorel' from a Soviet Prison camp
where there. Ls no Jewish culture Called on the U.S. to place the month ago,' was married here
and national life, - where there are Soviet Jewry issue on the UN
to Isaiah Averbach. • --
no Jewish schools and Jewish 'General AsseMbly agenda.. • - .7dOnday
Rabbi - Itzhak Yedidya Fraenkel
theaters, where .there is no..possi-
Also. testifying - was -Prof. - Hans Officiated at the ceremony, which
bility to study the Jewish language J. Morgenthan, the political an- was held at the Wizo Club and
And the history of the 'Jewish alyst with the ,ffity 'University was attended by a small party of
People, where every day there is of New York, who recommend- relatives and friends.
an unprecedented - diminishing of ed. that :the 'government "not
Miss Aleksandrovich wore a long
the percentage of Jews who know over?
, ',basin" but "not ex- bridal gown with hand embroid-
their cnim language; in , this coun- clude its UN efforts to alleviate ery which was presented to her as
try we, as Jews, have no future."
the restrictions on Soviet Jews. a . gift of WIZO, Women's Interna-
The appeal added: "Our desire
He urged that the U.S. place tional Zionist Organization.
to live in a Jewish state and to "much more important stress" on
Soviet- authorities in the °viz
be equals among equals, sure bilateral efforts to eliminate So- (visa) department in the Ukraine
of our future and the future of viet Jews "spiritual terror." Prof. asked Yacov Gluzman, who has
our, generations, is indestructible Morgenthau spoke as chairman been separated from his wife,
. . . We want and we will live of the Academic Committee of the Rita,
for two years, to pay . last
undfr the Star of David, which American Jewish Conference on Friday 900 rubles " ($900)' for
an
personifies our proud Jewish- Soviet Jewry.
exit visa _ and to return the fol-
ness and our. unbreakable ties
Sen. James L. Buckley (Cons.- lowing morning for_ a final deci-
with the past, the present and R., N.Y.), disclosed that the Voice sion on permission for him to emi-
the future of the Jewish people." of America will begin 'broadcast- grate to Israel to rejoin his family.
The Israeli Mission distributed ing next month programs he de, The disclosure was made by
to each delegation one of the new scribed would be of "special in- Rabbi Marc H. Tanenbaum, di-
commemorative - coins reading terest to Jewish listeners in the rector
of interreligious affairs for
"Let My People Ga.". • Soviet Union." The broadcasts will the American Jewish Committee.
The U.S. State- Department, re- not be in Yiddish.
Earlier the State ;Department
affirmed ita endorsement.of reao
lu-
According to Buckley, the indicated - that it would not be able
tioni.Pending in the House which broadcast will take place each to negotiate
the reunion'--of the
,urge the' Soviet government tp Sunday - .morning at 7:15 Moscow Gluzman family. .-
ease Conditions for Jews and per- time a n d will be rebroadcast
State Department, spokesinte,
mit :them to emigrate.
each Monday eveningat 11:15 Charles 'Bray
:that - the
• State Department - spokesman Moscow time beginning Dee. 12. U.S. - preferred 'explained
M concentrate 'on
Charles Bray. said that was the . They will include items of rell- those Jews in the:USSR- who'irinit OO
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