Moscow Seder on British Tv
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Moscow Seder on British Tv

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The recent Passover celebration in the Moscow apartment of Prof. Alexander Lerner will be seen on British television next Monday evening. It is part of a color film taken secretly in the Soviet capital dealing with the struggle for emigration by Jews and Volga Germans.

Thirty people, including Vladimir Slepak and other leading campaigners, attended the Seder service. One of the four British television men who filmed the proceedings told the JTA today that he had been frightened that a KGB informer might also have been at the gathering.

The journalist, who is Jewish, managed to get most of the film out safely. But a day later, one of his colleagues was stripped at Moscow airport and had to surrender some of the film. A protest has been delivered to the Soviet Embassy in London.

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