1 Killed, 3 Injured in Minsk Town Fire
Menu JTA Search

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Minsk Town Fire

Download PDF for this date

One Jewish resident of the town Tshecherska, Minsk region, was burned to death and three seriously injured in the fire which broke out there on Sunday. Four hundred and sixty persons are without homes. Among the 106 houses burned were three Beth Hamidrashim, houses of study.

The White Russian Central Executive Committee, Zik, has ordered the organization of immediate relief from Homel. The Red Cross has opened kitchens to feed the victims.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund