Zhitomir (May. 22)
Rabbi Aron Bruk, White Russian rabbi, was today sentenced to nine months imprisonment by the Zhitormir court for conducting an illegal Yeshiva.
Rabbi Bruk was arrested upon the discovery of the Yeshivah and Beth Hamidrash at Zwihil, Wolynia, where twenty pupils were studying.
Upon the termination of his prison sentence, Rabbi Bruk will be exiled to Pskov.