Rabbi Arthur Schneier and Senator Robert Kennedy preside over demonstration on behalf of Soviet Jewry at Park East Synagogue – across street from Soviet Mission in New York City.

Bronze Plaque dedicated and affixed to facade facing the Soviet Mission reading: “Hear the Cry of the Opressed- the Jewish Community in the Soviet Union “. In attendance: Senator Robert Kennedy, Mayor Robert Wagner. Rabbi Arthur Schneier delivers speech asking for a “permanent National Committee of distinguished Americans of all faiths to carry on a vigorous and unrelenting campaign to prevent the Soviet Government from pursuing policies which will ultimately terminate in a program of Jewish spiritual liquidation.”