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‘folkstimme’ and Sponsoring Association Move to New Address; Jewish Museum Proposed

The Yiddish-language weekly, Folkstimme, published in Warsaw, reports it gave up its premises May 15 and moved to a new address. The former daily also reports that the Jewish Cultural and Social Association, its sponsor, has moved to the same address. No prior announcement about its intention to move was made.

The archives of the Jewish Historical Institute, taken over by Polish authorities last August, are still in their hands. The Polish Embassy here said that Dr. Simon Datner, Institute director, has proposed establishment of a Jewish museum and that the plan has been approved by the Ministry of Culture. Apparently, the Polish Government is willing to permit establishment of a Jewish museum to improve its image abroad but wants strict control over what is shown in it in order to avoid displays that might interfere with the party line, sources said.