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Schwartzbart Sets Up Unit to Gather Data on Polish Jews

A department to compile material on the Polish Jewish problem has been established in the office of Ignacy Schwartzbart, Jewish member of the Polish National Council. Material collected by the department will be sent to the Institute of Jewish Affairs of the American Jewish Congress in New York to assist its work.

Meanwhile, Schwartzbart received from the secretary of Polish President Raczkiewicz a letter expressing appreciation for a pamphlet issued to Polish troops in Palestine which appeals for cooperation between Jews and Poles.

A declaration endorsing democratic principles, particularly with regard to the Jews, in accordance with the Polish Government’s declaration last November and the recent resolution of the Cabinet, was made at the Polish National Council by Michal Kwiatkowski in the name of the Polish Work Party, which was created by the fusion of Paderewski’s National Workers’ Party and the Christian Democratic Party.

Kwiatkowski pledged his party’s support towards realization of these principles, both in London and in the future Poland. He spoke during a debate on a motion introduced by Schwartzbart to amend certain pre-war laws, in connection with a report of the Legal and Constitutional Committee.

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