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 1966 - Cleveland Proclaims Sabbath of Dedication for Soviet Jewry

November 29, 1966  Jewish leaders gather at City Hall
to see Mayor Ralph Locher sign  a proclamation designating December 9 - 11, 1966 as

Seated (left-right) are Rabbi Rudolph Rosenthal of B'nai Jeshurun - Heights Temple (Conservative); Rabbi Israel Porath, head of the Orthodox Rabbinic Council; Ralph  Locher, Cleveland mayor and Abe Silverstein, head of NASA and honorary leader of the Cleveland Council on Soviet Anti-Semitism.   Standing (left-right) are Rabbi Daniel Litt of Beth Israel - the West Temple (Reform); David Meyers, president of the Jewish Community Federation; Robert Silverman, chair of the subcommittee on Soviet Anti-Semitism and Bennett Yanowitz, chair of Federation's Community Relations Committee.

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