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World Union of Students Asks Soviet Regime to Permit Jewish Cultural Life

A resolution requesting the Soviet Union to authorize re-establishment of Jewish cultural and religious institutions in the Soviet Union, and to permit Russian Jews to emigrate if they desire to do so, was adopted here at an executive session of the World Union of Students.

The resolution, which also asked Soviet authorities to intervene with the controlled Soviet press to halt its campaign against Judaism and the Jewish religion, demanded “re-establishment of Jewish cultural institutions, restoration of freedom for the Jewish culture and religion, and the right of Russian Jews, wishing to do so, to join their relatives, particularly in Israel, from whom they were separated as a result of World War II.”