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b12.aAn embargo on trade with the Soviet Union, and a b12.aworldwide boycott on all firms dealing with the b12.aUSSR.

b13.aAn end to all tourism to the Soviet Union, except for b13.aselected tourists who go on behalf of Soviet Jewry.

b14.aA cessation of all cultural, entertainment, and sport b14.aexchanges.

b15.aBanning of the Soviet Union from the Olympics and b15.afrom all international organizations.

b16.aLegal harassment of Soviet officials, including picket- b16.aing of private residences and mass telephone calls to b16.aembassies, consulates, etc.

b17.aPolitical wooing of anti-Soviet politicians and political b17.apressure on those who call for a détente until Soviet b17.aJews are free.

b18.aNonviolent civil disobedience, i.e., sit-downs, chain- b18.aings, etc., to pressure world governments to suspend b18.acontact with the Soviet Union.

b19.aCompulsory courses in all Jewish schools on the b19.aSoviet Jewish question and optional courses in public b19.aschools.

b10.aNonstop day-by-day demonstrations at all official b10.aSoviet installations.

bI traveled to Brussels with a member of the JDL national bexecutive, Sam Shoshan, our public relations man and a bbrilliant one. In Brussels, Bert Zweibon was already waiting band we knew that Soviet Jewish activist Dov Sperling would bbe waiting for us at the airport with a car. The flight was buneventful and I managed to get through customs despite bthe fact that I was held up for five minutes; my name, I bnoticed, was on the desk and a phone call was put through bfor further instructions. None were apparently forthcom- bing and we were passed through. At 11:00 AM our car pulled bup to the conference hall where I would have my only bopportunity to meet in any way with my fellow Jews.

bArriving at the doors of the hall I asked an Israeli security bman to give a note to the conference chairman, Rabbi Hir- bschel Schacter. Recognizing me, the guard asked me to step binto the lobby and write the note. I was immediately recog- b 

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