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American Rabbi Expelled from Czechoslovakia

June 28, 1973
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Dr. Ephraim P. Einhorn, a Czech-born rabbi who is an American citizen, was expelled from Czechoslovakia today. A Prague radio broadcast said Dr. Einhorn was given 48 hours to leave the country for activities “incompatible with the interests of the State.” No elaboration of the charge was given.

Dr. Einhorn lived in Britain during World War II and was employed by the British Section of the World Jewish Congress. He went to Israel after the war and later moved to the United States. He returned to Czechoslovakia in 1972 to join members of his family.

Alfred Woolf was unanimously elected last night in London president of the United Synagogue, the largest group of Orthodox synagogues in the UK. He succeeds Sir Isaac Wolfson, Woolf is a former vice-president of the United Synagogue and a former chairman of the London Board of Jewish Religious Education.

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