Mass Emigration of Jews from Poland Ending; Improved Security Given As Reason
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Mass Emigration of Jews from Poland Ending; Improved Security Given As Reason

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The mass emigration of Jews from Poland, which had reached tremendous proportions a few weeks ago, seems to have ended, and, lately, there have been only isolated cases of Jews leaving the country, according to reports available here.

The stoppage of emigration is attributed to the improvement in security conditions as a result of the drastic measures introduced by the Polish Government, and the reports from Germany that the situation of the Polish-Jewish refugees there is bad and that future emigration will be extremely difficult.

Terror against Jews continues, however, although on a reduced scale. In Czestochowa, several Jews received letters written in Ukrainian by local fascist bands, threatening them with death if they did not leave the city. However, security authorities immediately took measures to protect the recipients of the threats, and authorized all Jews to carry firearms.

In Zabrze, formerly the German city of Hindenburg in Silesia, a twenty-year-old Jewish girl has been killed by members of an anti-Government band. A Warsaw radio broadcast, which disclosed the killing, said that police were hopeful of liquidating the gang shortly.

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