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Conference in Argentina Discusses Image of the Jew in Latin America

Jewish communal leaders, rabbis, journalists, sociologists and educators from various Argentine cities as well as from Chile and Uruguay took part in a two-day conference, which ended here yesterday, on the cultural, social and ethnic image of the Jew in South America. The conference, the first of its kind held in Argentina, was sponsored by the Latin American office of the American Jewish Committee.

The Buenos Aires Kehilla, the Jewish communal organization, today published an advertisement in the daily newspapers here protesting efforts by the Soviet Union to bracket Nazism with Zionism. The advertisement referred to the attempt by the Soviet delegation to the United Nations to secure the adoption of an amendment to the draft convention on the elimination of racial discrimination. The Soviet amendment which was subsequently ruled out by another amendment, would have condemned Zionism along with Nazism and anti-Semitism.

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