Kiev (Jan. 15)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Five million persons in the Ukraine belong to the national minorities, according to a report submitted to the conference of the national minorities which is now in session in Charkoff. According to the figures, 2,300,000 Russians. 1,400,000 Jews and 400,000 Poles live in the Ukraine.
Solemn ceremonies will inaugurate the establishment of a chair for Jewish science and culture at the All-Ukrainian Academy of Science. The inauguration will take place this week. The department will be divided into three sections, philology, history and literature. The philological section is preparing an academic edition of a Yiddish dictionary.