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Russian Jewish Families Send Condolences to Families of Children Killed in Ambush

The Avivim families of the children killed in the May 22 ambush of an Israeli school bus have received three more condolence cables from Russian Jewish families. “With you in grief and anger,” said one. (In New York, Jacob Stein, president of the United Synagogue of America, said today the bazooka attack on the school bus was not only a deliberate, premeditated act of mass murder of innocent children and their teachers but is also “indicative of the ultimate goal of the Arab groups to murder 2 1/2 million Jews.” He asserted that the “blatant, one sided action” of the Security Council in rushing to condemn Israel for its May 12 action against Lebanon based terrorists, while failing to mention Lebanese aggression and Arab provocation served to encourage the “heinous atrocity.”)