Warsaw (Apr. 26)
The Jewish population of the village of Bialaczov, in Radom, where disturbances took place at Purim time, following the action of unknown provocateurs, who incensed the peasants by putting a Haman puppet on to a crucifix, is starving, the peasants of all the neighboring villages having instituted a rigid boycott against the Jews. They refuse to buy anything from Jewish merchants, shopkeepers or artisans. They also refuse to sell anything to Jews. Co-operatives for buying and selling have already been created to oust the Jews.
The rabbi of the village, and M. Falk. a leading citizen, have come to Warsaw to plead for help. The disturbances, they say, were preferable to the slow death of starvation to which the village is now condemned. There are 150 Jewish souls in the village who have no way now of earning a piece of bread. The delegates have visited Deputy Farbstein, president of the Warsaw Jewish Community, Chief Rabbi Professor Schorr, and the office of the Joint Distribution Committee. Everywhere, they have been told, however, that there are no funds on hand.