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World News Briefs

August 21, 1979
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Increasing evidence of attempts to proselytize recently-arrived Soviet Jewish immigrants in the metropolitan area was reported by the Task Force on Missionary Activity of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York. Dr. Seymour Lachman, Task Force chairman, said “ads have appeared in local Russian-language publications offering services to new immigrants, without indicating the fact that the sponsoring organizations appear to be Christian missionary groups.”

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