Moscow Kehillah Leaders Deny Communist Charge of Matzoth Speculation
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Moscow Kehillah Leaders Deny Communist Charge of Matzoth Speculation

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Charges of speculation in the imported matzoth were directed against the Moscow Kehillah leaders by the Communist daily, “Emes,” which is carrying on a campaign against the distribution of matzoth.

The newspaper charged that the matzoth imported under the agreement with the Soviet authorities are being sold at a price of 25 roubles per pud-Since the sale is prohibited, the leaders have resorted to another method, asking the customers to contribute toward the Moes Chittim (poor fund).

These charges met with a categorical denial by the Kehillah leaders who declared that they are fulfilling in letter and in spirit the agreement with the Commissariat of Trade.

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