tives of Jewish communal institutions participated extensively today in the services honoring Pieracki, whose body, dressed in the uniform of a general, the rank to which he was posthumously promoted, lay in state in the cathedral here.
The rabbinate ordered Jewish shops to close during the funeral. The presidents and vice-presidents of all the larger Jewish communities in Poland met in Warsaw to honor the slain statesman and decided to march in the funeral procession.
Community leaders also paid tribute to the memory of Jechezeil Delman, who died as a result of wounds inflicted when a gang of Naras attacked him in the Prowonzki district of Warsaw.
Cardinal Kakowski, Archbishop of Warsaw, who rebuffed a delegation of rabbis who urged him to use his influence to prevent anti-Jewish excesses, yesterday preached in the Powonzki church and exhorted the Poles to live in peaceful cooperation with their Jewish neighbors.
The whole Jewish community cannot be held responsible for those Jews abandoning their religion, he declared. Powonzki was the center of excesses which reached a pogrom state in the last ten days.