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Jewish Leaders Honor Miliukov on Birthday

Paul Miliukov, internationally known Russian statesman, leader of the constitutional democratic party and one of the champions of Jewish emancipation in Czaristic Russia, was honored at a mass meeting held here Sunday evening under the auspices of Russian Jewish organizations.

The gathering was convoked on the occasion of Prof. Miliukov’s seventieth birthday. Dr. Heinrich Sliosberg, outstanding Russian Jewish jurist who was associated with Miliukov in championing Jewish rights and who has been a resident in Paris since the Bolshevik revolution, paidtribute to Prof. Miliukov’s efforts in the fight for the equal rights of Russian Jews. J. Schechtman, another speaker, stated that the Russian intelligentsia now living as exiles abroad now understand more readily the position of the Jews.

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