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60,000 Warsaw Jews Ask for Aid from Cold

Between 60,000 and 70,000 Jews, one-fifth of the Jews in the Warsaw metropolitan area, have appealed to the Jewish community for coal to heat their homes during the intense cold which now grips Poland, it became known today.

When the cold began, the offices of the Jewish community were besieged by thousands of poverty-stricken families begging for coal. Fifty carloads were distributed during the first few days.