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Three Synagogues Reported Functioning in Kiev; Many “minyanim”

Three synagogues function officially in the city of Kiev and there are many “minyanim” in private homes where Jews gather daily to pray, it was reported today by 74-year-old Gedaliah Bronstein, upon his arrival here. A former “schochet” in Kiev, be was one of 19 elderly Jews from the Soviet Union who arrived today via Vienna after being permitted by the Moscow authorities to leave the USSR and join their relatives in Israel.