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Cultural Program Performed in New York for Benefit of Black Jews

Noted personalities in the world of show business participated here last night in a special cultural program and performance at the Village Gate Theater for the benefit of America’s Black Jews. The program is under the joint sponsorship of the New York Metropolitan Council of the American Jewish Congress and the Organization of Multi-Racial Jews.

Taking part in the program were Theodore Bikel, Herschel Bernardi, the famed folk singer Shlomo Carlebach and Marian Seldes, as well as other stars of stage, screen and television. Also featured in the program were the Negro cantors Otto Brown and David Koton, Negro singers of Yiddish and Hebrew songs Raphael Palmer and Connie Thompson and a dance group sponsored by the Black Jewish community.

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