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Terror Against Jews Renewed in Afghanistan; Driven from Several Towns to Kabul Ghetto

Reports reaching here from Afghanistan indicate that a new wave of terror has been unleashed against the 4,500 Jews living in that Moslem country.

The reports state that Jews living in Kheirat, Kandahar, Gahazani and other towns have been driven into the walled Kabul Ghetto. In addition, Jews have been forbidden freedom of travel and have been ordered not to trade in a special list of commodities. Instead of military service, the Jews must pay a special war tax.

The reports indicate that Afghan Jewry is eager to migrate to Israel, but the Moslem government forbids it. The entire community is in a state of health that has been described as “disastrous.”