Danger Signals for Soviet and Sattelite Jews
Behind the Iron Curtain, where Red regimes assert that they have outlawed all forms of racial prejudice, East European Jews once more find themselves a threatened minority. In postwar years, the Kremlin has manifested steadily increasing suspicion and distrust of Jews. The trend has been evidenced in removal of Jews from influential posts, in propaganda attacking Zionist ideas, and in mounting satellite barriers against emigration to Israel. In this perspective, the recent Prague trial of persons accused of participation in an “international Zionist conspiracy” stands as a stark warning to every Jew under Communist rule. By joining- treason charges with alleged crimes of economic sabotage, the instigators of the November proceedings in Czechoslovakia have served notice that Jews ...