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600 Jewish Refugee Children from Poland Leave Teheran for Palestine

Six hundred Jewish refugee children from Poland who have been stranded in Iron for some time after having arrived here from Soviet Russia an route to Palestine, finally left for Palestine today. They are being escorted by sixty adults.

Four hundred more children are expected to leave here for Palestine in the near future. The majority of the children are orphans who lost their parents in Poland. They were stranded in Iran for months because the government of Iraq refused them transit passage to Palestine.