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  • Cache of Ancient Hebrew Books Discovered in Byelorussian Church

    A cache of centuries-old Hebrew books has been discovered in a Greek Orthodox church in Byelorussia, it was reported here today in the Communist Yiddish daily Naye Presse. The Hebrew volumes, some of them dating back to the 16th Century, are all printed. They include a Hebrew Bible published in Leipzig in 1567. Parts of… More ▸

  • Drive Against Jewish Doctors Started in Soviet Byelorussia

    A campaign against Jewish doctors has been started in Soviet Byelorussia, it was reported from Moscow today in a cable to the New York Times. The report said that the leading Soviet newspaper in Minsk, capital of Byelorussia, charges seven Jewish doctors with malingering and giving each ether false excuses for illness, to cover each… More ▸

  • Ukraine and Byelorussia Demand Transfer of Palestine Mandate to United Nations

    The demand advanced this week by Soviet delegate Nikolai Novikov that Britain transfer the Palestine mandate to the United Nations Trusteeship Council was followed up today by the delegates of the Ukraine and Byelorussia at a session of the committee. The Ukrainian delegate, A.D. Voina, expressed “astonishment” that the British Government, while submitting to the… More ▸

  • Jewish Partisans Returning from Byelorussian Forests to Rebuild Destroyed Homes

    Jewish partisans from the critics of Pinsk, Bialystok, Baranovichi, Slonin and other liberated Byelorussian cities and towns are returning from the forests to begin rebuilding their homes and factories which were destroyed by the Germans, according to dispatches reaching here today. The partisans are almost the only survivors of the hundreds of thousands of Jews… More ▸