RUSSIA: Correction by Khrushchev

World Jewry has always kept an uneasy eye on Russia's erratic treatment of Jews. Some of the early leaders of Communism (Trotsky, Zinoviev, Kamenev, Litvinoff and Kaganovich) were Jews, but Stalin later made Jewish "cosmopolitanism" a dangerous charge. Russia competed with the U.S. to be the first to recognize the infant Israeli state in 1948—only to switch later to all-out support of the Arab quarrel against Israel. Today the 3,000,000 Jews who still live in Russia are warned to merge themselves completely in Soviet society (while still carrying documents designating them as Jews) and are discouraged from their own...

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