LONDON (May. 25)
Jewish and non-Jewish labor and Socialist Leaders, speaking at a memorial meeting in the polish-Jewish center here, last night paid tribute to the late Samuel Zygelbojm, the Jewish deputy in the Polish National Council who committed suicide on May 12.
Adam Ciolkosz, Polish Socialist, declared that Zygelbojm’s death was a loss to the entire working class. He said that Zygelbojm took his life not out of despair, but as a calculated sacrifice. Dr. Ignacy Schwarzbart, the other Jewish deputy in the Polish Council, stated that Zygelbojm had died ” in the cause of God.” Count Michael Karoli, former premier of Hungary, asserted that Zygelbojm was a hero not only of the Jewish people, but of all socialists. He added that it was the duty of all socialists to fight for the redemption of the Jewish people.