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Jewish Agency Official Sees Czech Jews As Worried over Safeguards

September 4, 1962
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Mosbe Kol, director of the Jewish Agency’s Youth Aliya program in Jerusalem, said here that leaders of the Czechoslovakian Jewish community were becoming increasingly concerned over the chances of safeguarding Jewish identity for that country’s small Jewish population.

Mr. Kol, who arrived here from Prague, where he attended the Congress of International Federations of Children’s Community Organizations, said that he talked freely with Czech Jews, who also expressed an interest in Israel.

At the Congress, Mr. Kol was re-elected first vice-president of the International Children’s Organization, with the delegates from Tunisia also voting for him. He praised the work of the Congress, which, he said, remained free of any political disputes.

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