Czernowitz (Jun. 18)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)
The eleven Chaluzim from Poland. who were sent to prison for fourteen months by the military court in Czernowitz for having illegally crossed the frontier into Roumania, will be released following the intervention of the Czernowitz Jewish community with the Minister of War. The Jewish community has received a reply from the Ministry of War stating that the Chaluzim will shortly be released.
One of the Chaluzim died in prison as a result of the unsanitary conditions.
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