WASHINGTON (Feb. 15)
About 300 students from a score of universities demonstrated support for Soviet Jewry at the State Department, in the halls of Congress and in front of the Soviet Embassy yesterday and Tuesday. The two-day program was the third such annual effort sponsored and coordinated by the Soviet Jewry committee of Brandeis University’s Hillel Foundation. Rabbi Albert Axelrad is the director of the Foundation. The students spoke with official of the State Department’s section on Soviet affairs and joined the silent vigil opposite the Soviet Embassy. They also met with Senators from their states and with Representatives from their districts. About 125 of the students were from Brandeis. In addition, students were also present from East Coast colleges and from Los Angeles. Communities represented included New York, Philadelphia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey.
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