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Report Freed Riga Jew Gets Exit Visa for Israel

Grische Feigin, a Riga Jew recently released from a mental institution, has obtained an exit visa and will soon come to Israel, friends at Kibbutz Bar-Am reported today. They said they had received a letter from Feigin stating that he expected to leave Russia shortly. “I hope we shall see each other soon in Israel, our fatherland,” he wrote. Feigin, a World War II here, was committed to a mental home on Dec. 18 after he returned his Soviet combat medals in protest against official anti-Semitic policies. He was released on Jan. 7.

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