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Soviet Inspectors Remove Books on Jews and Israel from U.S. Exhibition

July 27, 1959
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American books on Israel and on Jewish subjects were among the volumes removed from the American national exhibition in Moscow by Soviet authorities when the exhibition opened this week-end, the State Department confirmed today.

Books that Soviet inspectors insisted on purging included: “Great Ages and Ideas of the Jewish People” edited by Leo W. Schwartz; “Israel and Its Glory, ” a pictorial volume edited by Abe Harman and Yigal Yadin; “The Politics of Israel” by Marver H, Bernstein; and “The History of Jewish Khazars” by D. M. Dunlop.

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