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President of Italy Discusses Jewish Problems with Community Leaders

President Sarragat received today a delegation of Italian Jewish leaders and in a cordial conversation expressed interest and understanding for the problems of Italian Jewry.

The delegation included Judge Sergio Piperno, president of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities, Rome Chief Rabbi Elio Toaff, and other officials of the Union. Judge Piperno extended to the President the greetings of Italian Jewry and their satisfaction over his election to the presidency. The Council of the Rome Jewish community plans a similar visit to the President.