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Cssj Reports Jewish Emigration from Russia at Virtual Standstill

August 6, 1971
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Reports reaching the offices of the California Students for Soviet Jews have confirmed the fact that Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union to Israel has virtually stopped after the first week in July. The halt to emigration was also met with threats and acts of physical violence against Jews living in various parts of the Soviet Union. Zev Yaroslavsky, chairman of the CSSJ, revealed that Iess than 200 Jews had come to Israel since July 7. “We have learned through exclusive sources in the Soviet Union and in Israel that whereas during the first week in July and since that time only five or six have managed to leave the USSR,” said Yaroslavsky. He also.

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