Menu JTA Search

Warsaw Editor Jailed for Article on Hitler

Shmul Kagan, editor of the Vilner Tog, a Jewish daily published in Wilno, Poland, was sentened today to one month’s imprisonment for publishing an allegedly libelous article about Hitler.

The article for which the editor was sentenced was written by Dr. Chaim Zhitlovsky, the well known American-Jewish leader whose seventieth birthday is being widely celebrated. The article originally appeared in the New York Jewish newspaper, The Day.