Sssj to Promote Cause of Soviet Jews at Summer Camps

Three members of the student Struggle for Soviet Jewry will visit 30 day and sleep-away camps in New York, Now Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New England states this summer to present a program on behalf of Soviet Jewry to campers aged 10 and older. The program, partially funded by a grant from the National Conference on Soviet Jewry, began this week with a visit to camp Calli, in Ottaville, Fa. The camp is sponsored by Habonim, the Zionist youth movement. After presenting their program of songs, discussions, dramatic presentations and the showing of the film “Let My People Go,” the SSSJ team of Joy Berman, 20, a student at the City College of the City University of New York, Stan Gruen, 19, of Yeshiva University, and Noah Baer, a student at the Columbia University Law School, meet with campers, counselors and administrative camp personnel to plan ongoing programs for Soviet Jewry. The SSSJ team will also present their program at the Manchester (New Hampshire) Jewish Community Center and at the convention of the National Federation of Temple Youth at Warwix. N.Y. at the end of July.

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