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Jews in Byelorussia to Have No Matzoh; No Baking Even in Minsk

No matzoh is being baked anywhere in the Byelorussian Soviet Republic, not even in the capital city of Minsk, authentic information received here from the Soviet Union revealed today.

The Jewish population of Byelorussia is 250,000. In addition to Minsk, one of the foremost centers of Jewish religion and culture in modern Russia, both under the Czarist and the Soviet regimes, another city with a sizable Jewish population in the region is Pukhovichi.