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Unrra Expels Jewish Cultural Delegation from Germany; Criticizes Its Activities

A World Jewish Congress cultural delegation headed by H. Leivick, Yiddish poet and playwright, has been ordered by UNRRA to leave Germany, it was learned today.

The delegation, which has been enthusiastically received by the displaced Jews during its visits to camps in the American zone, was told by UNRRA, to which it was formally attached, that it would have to cut short its tour since its activities were not in harmony with UNRRA’s principles.

It is expected that the delegation, which has been in Germany for five weeks, will leave tomorrow. Besides Mr. Leivick, it includes Israel Afros, Hebrew poet, and Emma Lazaroff Schaver, an opera singer.