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Polish Jews Afraid to Leave Homes After Ten P.m. Because of Marauding Terrorist Bands

Jews in Poland are afraid to leave their homes after ten o’clock in the evening, even in the large cities, because of marauding terrorist bands, Samuel H. Epstein, secretary of the Trade and Industry Department of the Jewish Agency, disclosed today.

Mr. Epstein, who has just returned from Poland, said that Jews residing in the big cities where there have been no incidents are as fearful as those living elsewhere in the country because of the unfriendly atmosphere surrounding them. Jews are pulled from trains and killed practically every day, he declared. As a result of the Kielce pogrom, even those Jews who had decided to remain in Poland and attempt to rebuild their lives have decided to leave, Mr. Epstein asserted.