St of Pre-war Jewish Population in Milan Will Return to City, J.D.C. Aide Reports

Most of the 5,000 Jews who lived in Milan before Italy’s entry into the war are expected to return to the city, it was reported today in a cable received by the Joint Distribution Committee from its representative, Reuben Resnik, who is now in Milan.

About 1,500 Jews are already registered with the J.D.C. office in Milan, the (##)ble said. The office is situated in a former Fascist headquarters which is also used as a synagogue and a hostel and feeding center accommodating 600 persons.

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