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6,850 Orphan Children Victims of War and Pogroms, Listed

January 13, 1929
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The names and addresses of 6,850 children who were orphaned through pogroms and war, have now been made available, the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society. Hias. announced. The complete list. which is contained in five bound volumes, is at the Central Information Bureau for Jewish Emigrants at Harbin. A large number of these orphans are Jewish and many have either near or distant relatives in America, some of them having either a father or a mother, who do not know what has happened to their children.

The Bureau is listing the Jewish names, which will be sent to the Hias in America. The latter will then attempt to trace the relatives. As a result of the previous lists, hundreds of Jewish children have rejoined their families.

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