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Right Element Gaining in Jewish Colonies Complains Communist Paper

May 21, 1929
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“Not one second without our influence” is the slogan urged by the “Emes,” Communist Yiddish daily, emphasizing the necessity of intensifying Communist propaganda among the Jewish colonists. The paper declares that Right and nationalist tendencies are gaining ground in the colonies.

Anti-Semitism among the Russian workers and nationalist tendencies among the Jews were observant by a special commission sent by the “Emes” to visit textile factories in Klinzi, Briansk District.

The commission reported that in the Lenin Textile Factory the anti-Semitic administration of the factory urged a secret boycott against the Jewish workers, making the stay of the Jewish workers impossible. At a meeting of the workers a speaker publicly denounced the Jews saying they always traded and never worked and exploited the Russian workers.

The commission stated that the growth of anti-Semitism results in an an intensification of nationalist feeling among the Jewish workers.

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