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Polish Jewish Chamber of Commerce Attacked As Publicity Stunt

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The plan of establishing a Polish Jewish “Chamber of Commerce” with a view to relieving the economic situation of Polish Jews by bringing about closer business relations between the United States and Poland, now being negotiated in Warsaw allegedly in behalf of the Federation of Polish Jews of New York, was bitterly attacked today by the Moscow Communist Yiddish daily “Emes.”

Terming the members of the delegation representing the Polish Federation “Jewish Polish American speculators,” the “Emes'” asserts that the undertaking and the fanfare of the delegation is “nothing but a sheer empty publicity stunt with no actual prospects of realization attached to it, like the Chaim Salomon movement movement,” sponsored some years ago by the same Federation and for which considerable funds were raised in the United States.

Despatches received by the New York office of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency during the past few days related that Mr. Z. Tygel, secretary of the New York Federation, now visiting Warsaw, conferred “with the Polish Vice-Premier Moraczewski concerning the plan” and that the Vice-Premier promised the cooperation of the Polish government.

Warsaw despatches also spoke of press conferences called by Mr. Tygel and “official protocol” signed by Mr. Tygel in behalf of the Federation and by Deputy Hartglass and Senators Davidson and Szabad in behalf of the Club of Jewish Deputies to entertain a permanent contact between the Federation and the Club. Mr Tygel also called on the Minister of the Interior, the Foreign Office and the Ministry of Commerce.

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