Tchemerisky Denies They are Required to Pay 250 Roubles for Passports (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
A. Tchemerisky, head of the Jewish Section of the Communist Party, denied reports that obstacles are placed in the way of Chaluzim, Palestine pioneers, who are desirous of proceeding to Palestine.
In an interview with foreign press correspondents on the Jewish situation in Soviet Russia, Tchemerisky denied the report that the Chaluzim are required to pay 250 roubles for their passports, even when the applicant is a member of the trade unions and entitled to receive low rates.
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