IMMIGRANTS: Soviet Jews: Israel Wants Them All

Ever since Moses led the children of Israel out of Egyptian slavery, Jews have been dutybound to redeem their kin from bondage and oppression. In the past two decades Israel and the American Jewish community have concentrated on redeeming Jews in the Soviet Union from discrimination, harassment and, sometimes, outright persecution. LET OUR PEOPLE GO has been the compelling slogan of a massive campaign to win for the U.S.S.R.'s 3 million Jews the right of free emigration. Yielding reluctantly to worldwide pressure, the Kremlin has granted exit permits to about 125,000 Jews since 1970. No other Soviet minority has been...

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