BELGRADE (Nov. 3)
A Jewish center was inaugurated in Skolpje as part of the celebration of the 400th anniversary of Jewish settlement in Yugoslavia. The center bears the name of Dr. Albert Vajs, the late president of the Union of Jewish Communities of Yugoslavia and member of the world executive of the World Jewish Congress.
The WJC was represented at the ceremony by Armand Kaplan, deputy director of the WJC international affairs department, and general secretary of the WJC French section. He laid a wreath on behalf of the WJC at the monument for the partisans who fell in the war against the Nazis and on the monument for the Jewish martyrs of the Nazi era.