The Communist Child Movement, according to figures published here, includes 7,000 organized Jewish children in the Ukraine and 2,000 in White Russia. The work among the Jewish “pioneers”, as they are called, is conducted exclusively in the Yiddish language. There are five detachments of Jewish “pioneers” in Witebsk, three in Homel, a Jewish “pioneer” base in Minsk, and scores of detachments in Odessa and Kiev. “Pioneer” clubs are attached to the schools, children’s homes and workshops. A proposal is now made for the publication of a special Yiddish magazine for the Communist Child Movement.
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