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Jewish Group in Latvia Reduced One-half in 4 Years

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

The present Jewish population of the Republic of Latvia is 100,000, as compared with 190,000 in the same territory then a part of the Russian Empire.

The reduction is explained here by the fact that during the World War large numbers of Jews were compelled to leave their homes by the evacuation orders of Nicholai Nicholaivitch. Chief of the Czarist army. In 1918 there were only 70,000 Jews in the territory.