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Russian Atheists Complain of Influence of Rabbis

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Complaints of the increasing influence exercised by the rabbis in Soviet Russia upon the Jewish youth were made at today’s session of the first atheist congress opened at Charkoff, Ukraine.

Speakers at the congress stated that Jewish children are attracted to the religious schools, the Chedarim, where they receive food and clothing. Religious concerts are also arranged where Jewish religious preachers deliver sermons which are often attended by members of the Communist youth organization.