The readers of the local Express have been asked to judge the relative merits of Palestine and Biro-Bidjan in a questionnaire distributed by the newspaper. The points to be considered are:
In which â€” Palestine or Biro-Bidjanâ€”can a Jewish state be established sooner?
In which will the Jews be more at ease in a national sense?
Does Biro-Bidjan constitute a competitive territory to Palestine ?
Which are the more important to the Jewish migration problem?
Which is more important to the Polish Jews?
The best answers will be awarded prizes.
Jews arrived in Cochin, India, from Spain in 1511.