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Senators Express Concern over Plight of Ethiopian Jews

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution voicing concern for the plight of the Jews in Ethiopia and urged that President Reagan make an effort to help them to emigrate to Israel. The resolution, introduced by Sens. Charles Percy (R. III.), chairman of the Committee, and Paul Tsongas (D. Mass.), now goes to the Senate floor for action. A similar resolution in the House by Rep. Stephen Solarz (D. N.Y.) has 103 sponsors there so far.

The Senate Committee also passed a resolution urging the President to continue action on behalf of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who helped save Jews in Hungary at the end of World War II and who is believed to be in a Soviet prison since 1945.