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Moscow Appeals for Biro-bidjan Settlers

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The Soviet authorities have issued an appeal for Jewish settlers for the Jewish autonomous republic of Biro-Bidjan according to the Moscow press and wireless.

In a special broadcast on Biro-Bidjan in connection with the All-Union Agricultural Exposition which is now in progress the Moscow wireless spoke in glowing terms of the Jewish collective farmers in Biro-Bidjan.

“This Far-Eastern Region is occupied by the Jewish autonomous republic,” the broadcaster said. “The history of this region is a wonderful tale about transformed men emigrants from little towns and villages. They have cleared the forest and cultivate the land. Their agricultural achievements are outstanding. The region needs immigrants. Here as in the whole of the Far East work awaits the Soviet patriot.”

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