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Map Drive to Provide Yiddish Printing Plants in USSR to Replace Those Nazis Destroyed

A national campaign to raise funds to purchase printing press equipment to help restore Jewish publishing houses destroyed by the Nazis in Russia during the war was launched today by the American Jewish Council to Aid Russian Rehabilitation, which was formerly known as the Jewish Council for Russian Relief.

The executive board of the Jewish Council has agreed to undertake to ship such equipment throughout the devastated areas of Russia, especially the Ukraine and White Russia, where, at present, more than 1,250,000 Jews do not have a single print shop or Yiddish linotype machine, according to Louis Levine, President of the Council.