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Two Yiddish Dailies in Desperate Financial Straits

The two local Yiddish dailies, Di Yiddishe Zeitung and Di Presse, published today urgent appeals to the Jewish population here particularly business people and industrialists, to help them with ads because the economic situation of both papers is extremely difficult and “it would be a pity if Buenos Aires were converted spiritually into a cemetery.” Argentina is in the throes of a prolonged economic and financial crisis and the Jewish population is particularly hard hit.