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100th Anniversary of Yiddish Press Marked by Celebration; Nixon Lauds Yiddish Press

The 100th anniversary of the Yiddish press In the United States was celebrated here yesterday by more than 2,000 persons. The celebration was arranged by J.L. Peretz Verein, the Yiddish writers Union. President Nixon, in a message addressed to the gathering, lauded the role which the Yiddish press played in the development of Jewish cultural, social and economic life in the country and in bringing Jewish immigrants closer to American life. Greetings were also received from Israel President S.Z. Shazar and Prime Minister Golda Meir.