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‘Babi Yar’ Poem Against Anti-semitism in Russia is Popular in Poland

"Babi Yar," the poem by Soviet poet Yevgeni Yevtushenko denouncing anti-Semitism, has been published in Poland in six different translations, Ida Kaminska, head of the Polish State Yiddish Theatre, reported here today.

The Jewish actress from Poland, who arrived here with her actor husband Marian Melman and other members of her Yiddish troupe for a series of performances, said that four of the translations of "Babi Yar" were in Polish and two in Yiddish. She said the poem had left a profound impression in her country.