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Agro-joint Head Lauds Position of Crimean Jews

A glowing picture of the present prosperity of the Jewish collective farms in the Crimea is painted by Dr. Joseph Rosen, director of the Agro-Joint, following a return from a long tour of the region.

In an interview, Dr. Rosen Stated:

“During the past twelve years, ever since the Jews began their mass settlement on the land, their position has never been so good as it is now. The general well-being of the Jewish collective farmers is particularly striking today.

“Three kilograms of bread a day per person is usually considered quite a sufficient ration for a farmer in Russia. But this year every Jewish farmer in the larger collective farms in the Crimea received seven kilograms of grain a day and in addition ten rubles cash for every working day.”