Huge Crowds at Leszczynski Burial
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Huge Crowds at Leszczynski Burial

Huge crowds followed the funeral cortege today of Joseph Leszczynski, noted Polish Jewish writer editor and leader of the Jewish Socialist movement, who died Monday at Otwocks.

Numerous delegations of Jewish trade unions, the Polish Socialist Party, the Socialist Zionist Party, the Trotzkiites, and the Jewish Socialist Party “Bund,” marched after the hearse, carrying their banners and wreaths. A band played revolutionary airs. The hearse was covered with a red flag.

Leszczyski was buried at the Warsaw Jewish Cemetery next to the grave of the late “Bund” leader B. Michalevitch.

Joseph Leszczynski, a brother of the noted Jewish economist, Jacob Leszczynski, was born in Horodischtsch, Poland in 1884.