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PASSOVER IN MOSCOW. Secretary of State George Shultz
invited Jewish refuseniks, including Vladimir Slepak (right), to a
Seder at the U.S. Embassy during a visit to the USSR. Shultz
vowed that "we never give up" the cause of human rights and
PICKETS MARCHED outside the Masonic Temple and Windsor performances of the Moiseyev dance
troupe to protest the treatment of Soviet Jews.
ANDREI SAKHAROV arrived
in Moscow in December after
seven years of banishment to
Gorky for his human rights ad-
vocacy. The Nobel Peace Prize
winner has been a strong ad-
vocate of Jewish causes.
THE FIRST NEW EDITION of Who's Who In World Jewry
was published this year, and for the first time contained a section
on Soviet Jews. Editor Judy Rosenblatt presented Natan
Sharansky with a copy when the hero visited Baltimore.
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YOSEF BEGUN, a longtime Jewish activist, was released from
a Soviet prison in Febrary after three years. In August it was an-
nounced that he will be allowed to emigrate to Israel. Religious News Service
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