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Jew Without a Country Held in Czech Prison

Illustrating the tragedy of the Staatenlose (people without citizenship in any country) is the case of a Jewish invalid, Kiwe Rosenfeld, fifty years old, who remained lying on the frontier between Poland and Czecho-Slovakia, because neither country would admit him. A neighboring Jewish village supplied him with food and bedding until the Czechoslovakian gendarmes finally decided to arrest him, thus solving the predicament in their own way. A deputation of the Kehilla was not received by the gendarmes when they sought an interview to intervene on behalf of the Jew without a country.