1st ACF Interfaith Group to Leningrad and Moscow. Jewish community at Moscow Choral Synagogue

10,000 prayer books and religious calendars for the Jewish Community requested and paid for by ACF. Met with VP Herbert Humphrey on January 8, 1966. Rabbi Arthur Scheier addresses members of Jewish Community at Moscow Choral On September 21, 1966. First Secretary of the Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in Washington, DC Bubnov, sent a letter to ACF denying the printing of bibles for the Jewish Community in the Soviet Union noting these books are printed in the Soviet Union by religious organizations. He stated “prayer books and religous calendars for Jews will be printed in the USSR in the nearest future”. Congressman Ted Kupferman brought issue to Congress, several articles appeared in NY Times.