Kehillah President Wounded in Attack in Polish Town
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Kehillah President Wounded in Attack in Polish Town

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Moses Gurenstein, 82-year-old president of the Jewish Community of Ordzywol, in the Radom district, suffered serious head injuries today when he was attacked at Ordzywol. He was removed to the hospital. His assailants escaped.

Many Jewish tradesmen were beaten in disorders in Chozow, Upper Silesia, Police restored order.

An 18-year-old Jewess, Regina Wyburska, was murdered in Rakow, suburb of Czestochowa, the scene of serious anti-Jewish riots this week. Police did not immediately establish the motive for the slaying, which was charged to a Pole.

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