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N.Y. Yiddish P.e.n. Center Appeals for Soviet Jewry to Writers Congress in Moscow

The Yiddish PEN Club of New York appealed to the Union of Soviet Writers today to intervene on behalf of greater religious and cultural freedoms for Soviet Jewry.

In its cable, the PEN Club here noted that it is an official affiliate of the International PEN society. The message requested that the appeal on behalf of Soviet Jewry be placed on the agenda of the Congress of the Union of Soviet Writers, due to open in Moscow next Sunday.