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Jewish Youths, Protesting Soviet Policy Toward Jews, Say Marx Would Be an Outcast

Jewish youths demonstrating in front of the Soviet Trade Mission here during Passover, offered matzoth and wine to persons entering the building to attend a Lenin Centenary reception. They fixed posters to the railing quoting Lenin against anti-Semitism. Another poster said, “Marx would have been a second class citizen in Russia today.” The youths were protesting policies that repress Jewish cultural and religious life in the Soviet Union.