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Rabbinical Seminary Planned in Russia, Will Graduate Orthodox Rabbis for U.S.S.R.

Negotiations for the establishment of a rabbinical seminary in Russia to graduate orthodox rabbis for service in all parts of the U.S.S.R. are now being conducted by the Moscow Jewish Community and central Soviet authorities, it was reported here today by the Vaad Leumi, the Jewish National Council of Palestine.

Vaad Leumi officials stated that their information was based on advices received here from Moscow. They added that the Moscow Jewish Community is now recognized by the Russian Government as the official spokesman on religious affairs for the Jews of Russia. They also revealed that the projected rabbinical seminary, if established, will receive from the Russian Government the same facilities given to seminaries of other religions.