THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, July 18, 1980 25
Significant Drop in Soviet Jewish Emigration Reported
NEW YORK (JTA) —
"The Road Back Is Closed." vision was assailed by
There has been a decline of
The SSSJ said that the in- Jewish Labor Committee
more than 60 percent in the
tent of the supplement, as President Donald Slaiman,
number of Soviet Jews
that of articles in the gen- in a wire to Soviet Ambas-
allowed to emigrate during
eral Soviet press and TV sador to the United States,
May and June compared to
programs warning against Anatoly Dobrynin.
the same period last year,
"Zionist subversion" during
I'll Beat Any
Jerry Goodman, executive
the Games, was to prevent
director of the National
contact between Russian
Conference on Soviet
Jews and the thousands of
Western tourists expected
at the Olympics.
He said the decline was
call for quote
Meanwhile, an anti-
due to an initiative started
Jewish slur on Soviet tele-
last year by Soviet
authorities to stem the tide
of Jewish emigration.
Factory To You
The Soviets, Goodman
explained, tightened the re-
STUDENT STRUGGLE—SOVIET JEWRY
quirements for receiving
can copy any design, yours or ours
exit visas on the basis of
having relatives outside the
USSR. Consequently, only
15,500 Jews -have left the
165 W. 9 Mile, 1st blk. W. of Woodward
Grimacing in concentration and effort, an athlete representing prisoner of
Soviet Union so far this year
compared with 25,000 dur- conscience Igor Guberman competes in the shot-put event at the Studetn Struggle
ing the same period in 1979.
Goodman also said the point to the Moscow "Olympics of Oppression."
decline in the number of undertaking a propaganda leave the Soviet Union exit visas, Jacobson
Soviet Jewish emigrants campaign to discourage began before the Afghanis- noted that about 1,000
is not connected with in- Jews from seeking exit tan crisis and that new re- Jews residing in Odessa
ternational develop- visas after they realized strictions on the issuance of were granted exit visas in
ments — such as the ten- that too many Jews in small exit visas went into effect April 1979 but only 30
sion that has developed communities are eager to during the last six months visas were granted last
between the Soviet Union emigrate, a trend that of 1979.
and the West as a result of Soviet authorities claim can
Jacobson said that of the
He said that many
the Soviet invasion of Af- create economic and politi- applicatinos for exit visas 51,294 Jews who left the
ghanistan — but rather cal difficulties.
were rejected because their USSR in 1979, 29000 came
with developments inside
Gaynor Jacobson, execu- foreign sponsors were not to the United States.
the Soviet Union.
tive vice president of HIAS, "first-degree relatives."
It also was learned that as
To illustrate the sharp part of the pre-Olympic hys-
He said there are indica- also said the decline in the
tions that the Soviets are number of Jews allowed to decline- in the issuance of teria created by the Russian
Available in assorted
media, the USSR's only offi-
colors, guaranteed not to
cial Jewish journal,
fade, water repellent. No
Sovietish Heimland (Soviet
By MOSHE RON
in Sao Paulo. Shachar cruits, his father eats in the Homeland) has published a
- The Jewish News Special
danced in the Jewish elegant messroom of the in-
ously attacking Zionism
2 weeks only
TEL AVIV — A Hercules
and Jewish emigration, ac-
and Shachar practice jump- cording to the Student
transport flies over the
ing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
southern area of Israel. in Sao Paulo.
Struggle for Soviet Jewry.
When the soldiers are due
After two years, Giora
Parachutists jump from a
The supplement, printed
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height of 400 meters and was asked by the kibutz to jump, two instructors as a separate booklet, con-
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land on the sand below.
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Some of them have been rael in order to deal with plane. They shout the order from "J'Accuse Zionism" to
practicing for two months problem youngsters. The "jump!" The plane makes a "I Don't Need or Want Your
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made the the youngsters structors jump out too.
Whole Truth," "Victims of
Thurs. 61 .8
One has a special rela- eligible to serve in fighting
Giora told us that it was the Zionists' Swindle" and
tionship with the comman-
impossible from a techni-
der of the group. Shachar paratroop units.
cal point of view for the
Shachar at first did not instructors and soldiers
Kadmon is the son of in-
structor Giora Kadmon: two join the paratroopers. to jump out together. The
generations of parachutists. His father did not try to two instructors have to
The 43-year-old in- persuade him to do so be- remain near the door in
structor is a member of cause the paratrooper order to fight the wind
Kibutz Merhavia. "I never units were not like a fam- and draw in the strings of
thought there would come a ily as in the old days. The the parachutes. But in
day when my Shachar units were divided into this special case it was
would jump from a plane many branches and were decided that Shachar
Interior Service Plan
and that I would be his in- equipped with new, mod- should jump together
ern arms. There was a with his father and the
structor," Giora told us.
Heating — A/C — Plumbing
It is a very rare case. distance between the second instructor. "I
Electrical and More
Shachar's mother is a re- commander and the shall give my son the
servist in a paratroop
order to jump and jump
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In his military service immediately after him,"
unit in Zahal. She worked
in the army sorting, fold- Shachar was ordered to join Giora said.
TO BE WITHOUT CONDO CARE
ing and preparing a parachutists' course. By
What does a father think
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parachutes. That is chance his father was called about when he and his son.
preventive maintenance, repair and/or total replacement. parts and labor
where she -met Giora, at the same tirrie to reserve are gliding together in the
of interior heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical
when he first jumped duty and became his in- air? This is his secret.
items, hardware such as locks, interior doors and doorwalls. cancelable
from a plane. He was then structor. He taught his son Schachar expresses his hope
and refundable, unlimited service calls with 24-hour emergency service
in the same way he treated that there will be many
just over 20-years-old.
included. Preventive maintenance includes furnace and A/C inspection
When Giora finished his other soldiers in how to use such joint jumps in future.
and cleaning — also Freon if needed.
service in Zahal and mar- the parachute and how to Giora expresses his hope
ried Yael, they joined jump.
that his second son will join
Giora told us, "I taught the paratroopers and that
Kibutz Merhavia and
Shachar was born. Giora my son physical training he will jump together with
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