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Anti-semitic Cartoon Appears in ‘pravda'; Intended Against Israel

Another anti-Israel and anti-Jewish cartoon has appeared in a Soviet press medium, this time in Pravda, it was reported here today from Moscow.

The cartoon depicts a Pravda view on events in the Congo and is entitled “Ravens.” The drawings portray paratroopers making airdrops in the Congo. One of the paratroopers is identifiable as a Nazi a second as a Yank and a third is intended to be an Israeli. He is wearing a Star of David on his tunic.

Israel has had no role in the airdrop rescue operations in the Congo and the Star of David is not the emblem of Israel’s defense forces, making the portrayal a plainly anti-Semitic effort in the official Soviet newspaper. Recently, Izvestia carried a cartoon portraying a Nazi German giving arms to Israel.