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Dr. Scheartz, J.D.C. Director, Admitted to Poland; First American Jew to Get Polish Visa

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Dr. Joseph Sehwartz, European Director of the Joint Distribution Committee, was granted a visa today allowing him to enter Poland to study Jewish needs there for the purpose of extending the relief activities which the J.D.C. is now conducting for the liberated Polish Jews.

Dr. Schwartz is proceeding from here to Poland via Germany. He will be the first representative of any Jewish organization abroad to be admitted to liberated Poland. An office of the Joint Distribution Committee has been functioning in Poland for some time with the permission of the Warsaw Government, under the direction of David Guzik, the only surviving local J.D.C. pre-war representative.

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