Jewish Brith Rate Falling in Russia

The birth-rate among the Jews in the small towns is decreasing, according to figures based on an official investigation of twelve small towns in the Vimmitza region. The investigation established the fact that the Jewish population there is 50 percent less than what it was in 1926. Most of the people in that neighborhood are living on money sent them by relatives in the United States. D-literacy, too, is growing, because the children of former leaders are not admitted to the schools.

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