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Soviet Editor Visits Agnon; Invites Him to Write for Magazine

Aaron Vergelis, editor of Sovietish Heimland, the Yiddish language monthly published in Moscow, called on the Israeli Nobel Prize-winning author Shmuel Yosef Agnon today at the latter’s hotel suite where he is staying during his current visit to England. During his meeting here today, Mr. Vergelis asked Mr. Agnon to contribute a short story to Sovietish Heimland. The Israeli author agreed to do so.