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Brith Sholom Asks U. N. to Seek Emigration of Jews from Russia

A resolution calling on members of the United Nations to use their influence to persuade the Soviet Union and its satellite countries to permit the emigration of Jews was adopted here last night at the closing session of the annual convention of British Sholom, a fraternal order. About 1,000 delegates from 22 states attended the parley.

The convention called on President Eisenhower “to take militant action” to obtain amendment of the McCarran-Walter Immigration Act at the present session of Congress. The resolution said the present act “handicaps the economic development of the United States and impairs its position among the free nations.”

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