Soviets Liquidate Jewish Relief Society in Leningrad
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Soviets Liquidate Jewish Relief Society in Leningrad

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The Jewish relief society, Yekopo, established in Leningrad in 1914, has been liquidated by the local authorities. The society maintained a kitchen that served kosher food to poor Jewish students, to the old peoples home and to a number of other institutions.

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