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April 14, 1989 - Image 39

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1989-04-14

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new effort is going to be to ab-
sorb these hundreds of
thousands of Jews. And hun-
dreds of thousands of Jews
here make a tremendous dif-

Zionist Group
Joins Soviets

Jerusalem (JTA) — A Soviet
Jewish Zionist group in Israel
has established the first for-
mal links with an organiza-
tion in the USSR said to
represent grassroots Soviet
An agreement signed in
Moscow this month declared
their common goal is "to
secure the survival of the
Soviet Jewish community as
an integral part of the Jewish
The agreement for coopera-
tion is between the Jewish
Cultural Association, EKA,
and the Jerusalem-based
Soviet Jewry Zionist Forum.
The signatory for the Israeli
organization was former
-prisoner of Zion Yuli Edelsh-
tein, who visited Moscow
recently for the inauguration
of the Mikhoels Jewish
Cultural Center. It was the
first time a former Jewish
prisoner was allowed to
return to the Soviet Union.
The Soviet signatory was
Dr. Mikhail Chlenov, whose
organization is described as
an umbrella for 29 local
Jewish groups throughout the
Soviet Union.
The agreement pledges
mutual cooperation and calls
on the Soviet authorities to
extend official recognition to
the EKA and allow its incor-
poration into international
Jewish organizations.
The Soviet Jewish Zionist
forum, headed by Natan
Sharansky, embraces most
Soviet Jewry activist
organizations in Israel.

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Policy Changed

Tel Aviv (JTA) — The
military is cracking down on
soldiers who arbitrarily seize
the identity cards of Palesti-
nians living in the territories.
Last week, seven Arab
residents of the territories
submitted a petition to
Israel's High Court of Justice,
saying the confiscation of
their identity cards was a
violation of their civil rights.
The cards enable Palesti-
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and move about freely in the
territories. Military
authorities have been seizing
cards of those who have not
paid taxes toward the ad-
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