Great Rise in Intermarriages in Soviet Russia, Figures Show

The number of intermarriages between Jews and Gentiles in Soviet Russia is continually increasing. In Great Russia—where the percentage of such intermarriages is larger than anywhere else in the Soviet Union—27.2 of the Jews who were married in 1927 married non-Jews.

Statistics on this subject were gathered recently by the Economic-Statistical section of the Yiddish Scientific Institute in Berlin and they are published in a recent issue of the Warsaw “Hajnt.” These figures show that while the percentage of intermarriages among Jews in Great Russia in

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