BUENOS AIRES (Apr. 27)
“Let My People Go,” an appeal to the Soviet government to permit Jews to emigrate to Israel if they wish, will be the theme of a mass rally May 14 at Luna Park, the largest stadium in Buenos Aires. It will be attended by delegates from 15 Latin American countries and is expected to draw thousands of adults and youths from Buenos Aires and the provincial cities. A 300-member delegation is expected from Brazil. Plans for the event were disclosed at a press conference called by Dr. Isaac Goldenberg and Mark Turkow, chairman and secretary respectively of the Latin American Jewish Congress. The rally will coincide with the third plenary session of the Congress to be held here. Dr. Goldenberg said that no special figure will be the “star” of the rally as has been the practice at similar community gatherings in the past. It is intended to be simply a manifestation of mass Jewish solidarity with the Jews of Russia, he said.