Jewish Life in Nazi-poland Described at Press Conference

The tragic as well as the heroic life of the Jews in Nazi-held Poland was pictured here today by the delegation of the Jewish Socialist Bund of Poland now in America at a press luncheon tendered to representatives of the American Jewish press.

S. Mendelson, a member of the delegation, describing the growth of deaths and starvation among the Jews in the ghettos in Poland quoted official Nazi documents revealing that the Nazis have decided on a policy of complete annihilation of the Jews through hunger. “The only things Jewish that will remain in Poland will be Jewish cemeteries,” one of the documents stated.

Mr. Mendelson pointed out that while life is becoming more and more unbearable for the Jews in Poland under the Nazis, they still manage to keep together and help each other in every possible way. He demanded that more relief be given to the Jews in Poland by American Jewish organizations. Emanuel Novogrudski, another member of the delegation, spoke of the underground movement which Jewish and Polish organizations are conduction in Poland, and displayed a number of illegal publications issued by the Bund there.

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