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Rabbis Campaign to Provide Matzoths for Ukrainian Jews

March 13, 1924
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Prominent Chassidic Rabbis and leaders of orthodox congregations are engaged in an extensive drive for the purpose of raising a sum of money sufficient to provide those Ukrainian Jews who are in need with matzoths for the coming Passover holidays. This is in accordance with the old tradition among the Jewish people of taking particular care of the poor during the Passover holidays, especially in providing them with matzoths. According to the figures received here by the Camp Committee the city of Kiev alone has about 15,000 Jews who are with out the means of supplying themselves with this necessary food for the holidays. The call which has been sent out by the campaign Committee in New York to the congregations all over the country has already met with some response, the orthodox congregations in the city of Philadelphia pledging themselves to the amount of $10,000. Similar response is expected from other large Jewish centers. It is the purpose of the Committee to take care also of the Ukrainian

Jews who are stranded in various parts of Europe.

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