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Claim Number of Jewish Communists 50,000

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The Yevsektzia, Jewish section of the Communist party, known for its ruthless fight against Jewish religious institutions in Soviet Russia, has 50,000 members, it is stated here in connection with the tenth anniversary of its existence, which will shortly be celebrated by the Communists.

It was also stated that the Jewish membership in the Comsomol, Communist youth organization, reaches a figure of nearly 100,000.