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300,000 Jewish Orphans in Russia and Ukraine, Declares Dr. Bogen

August 6, 1923
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“Jewish relief work in Russia cannot stop for another year”, is the message from Moscow received by the Federation of Ukrainian Jews in London from Dr. Boris D. Bogen, representative of the J.D.C. in that country. “The Jewish problems make it imperative that we continue our relief work here. There are in the Ukraine and Russia 300,000 Jewish orphans, the result of war, famine and epidemic of typhus and tuberculosis.

“There is also the great problem of medical and sanitation work. There are thousands of Jewish refugees gradually and surely being rehabilitated, so that they may begin to take care of themselves. This work must be sustained for some time yet, although the situation is becoming more settled.

“All this must be provided for another year, it seems, otherwise all the splenid results so far attained will collapse.”

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