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Poland to Halt Joint Distribution Committee Operations There at End of Year

The Polish Government has informed the American Joint Distribution Committee that it intends to halt JDC operations in Poland at the end of this year, it was reliably reported here today, Polish authorities did not deny the report. JDC officials declined comment.

The JDC has been carrying on aid programs for Polish Jews since the end of World War II. The beneficiaries of the JDC programs include a large number of aged and infirm supervisors of the Nazi holocaust.