NEW YORK (Feb. 8)
The Jewish Telegraphic Agency office in Paris, Simon Wiesenthal’s Documentation Center in Vienna and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovor are attacked as “Zionist centers” in a new anti-Semitic book published in Moscow by the Political Publishing House under the auspices of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, it was reported today by the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ).
The 270-page diatribe, “International Zionism’s Ideology and Practices,” was under the editorship at academician Mark Mitin who was notorious for supporting Stalin’s drive against the “Doctors Plot” in 1953 which alleged that Jewish physicians planned to murder Kremlin officials.
The book, the SSSJ reported attacks Judaism and Zionism as one: “Where the rabbis and Zionists rule, everything is subservient to one aim — serving the interests of capital.” “Zionist centers” are seen as exercising control of the Western media and press. According to the book, “80 percent of American and international information agencies are under the influence of the international Zionist centers,” and “Zionists” control half the magazines and radio stations in the U.S. and 75 percent of the foreign bureaus of American news organizations. In addition, the book asserts, Jewish organizations seek to subvert the USSR.