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Dr. Kahn Urges J. D. C. Begin Immediate Relief Work in Poland

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A detailed description of the economic plight of the Jewish population in the Republic of Poland was despatched by Dr. Bernard Kahn, European representative of the Joint Distribution Committee, to Mr. Felix M. Warburg, chairman of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, before Dr. Kahn left here for Berlin.

In his cable Dr. Kahn declares that although he is opposed to philanthropic work, he, nevertheless, finds it necessary, in view of the present conditions, particularly in Vilna and Bialystok, that relief be begun immediately.

A characteristic feature of the situation came to light when the members of the old board of the Kehillah met with the newly elected members last night to consider the functions of the new council. The chairman declared that the board is not in a position to furnish the meeting hall due to lack of funds.

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