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Jews in Chile Submit Appeal to Visiting Soviet Parliamentary Delegation

The Jewish Central Committee of Chile submitted to a visiting Soviet Parliamentary delegation an appeal, written in Russian, for easing of the situation of Soviet Jewry. The letter was sent, on behalf of the 35,000 members of the Chilean Jewish community, to Nickolai Grigorievich, vice-president of the Soviet presidium. The letter complained that the Jews in the Soviet Union “do not enjoy elementary rights which other nationalities enjoy,” and appealed to the Soviet delegation to “remedy this situation.”