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Moscow Jewish Community to Return Home; Will Maintain Contact with Jews Abroad

The Moscow Jewish Community’s headquarters, which were evacuated to Tashkent when the German armies were near the gates to the Russian capital, will soon move back to Moscow, it was stated here today by Samuel Chobrutsky, its president.

In a statement to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Mr. Chobrutsky emphasized that Jews from various parts of Russia who had been evacuated from the front to the interior are now beginning to return to their homes in the towns liberated from German occupation.

“Our voice, the voice of the Jewish community, will be heard in the near future from Moscow, the city which surprised the world by its heroic struggle and victory,” Mr. Chobrutsky said. “It is from the from the heart of the U.S.S.R. that we shall, with God’s help, again soon represent the religious Jews of Soviet Russia and maintain contact in their name with Jewry all over the world.”