Riga (Jul. 21)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
New hardships for Ukrainian Jews as a result of an intensive Ukrainization campaign are reported in despatches from Odessa.
The Ukrainization campaign is conducted in all government and public institutions and is aimed at making the Ukrainian language the language of general usage.
A special district commission which examined the officials, dismissed 70 clerks in the Agricultural Bank, the Export and Trust Bank and other institutions because they did not have a sufficient knowledge of the Ukrainian language. A large number of Jews were included in those who were dismissed.
The book “Destroyed Worlds” by Dr. A. S. Sachs, well known scholar and former president of the Jewish Writers Club, will be published in English by the Jewish Publication Society.
This is the fourth Yiddish work to be published in translation by the Society. The works of Peretz, Yehoash and Asch have preceded it.