NEW YORK (Oct. 22)
The opening days of Succoth were celebrated in Moscow with songs of celebration, according to information received from the Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry. One hundred Soviet Jews observed the start of the Succoth holiday while 150 plainclothes policemen followed them. As the Jews song, the police revved up a tractor to drown out the song. Soviet Jews are expected to participate in Simchat Torah festivities in Moscow’s Arkhipova Street, the Conference reported.