Boris Dimitrovitch Arzhich, founder of the Russian “Narodowoltzi” party and famous Russian revolutionary who once preached assimilation and would have nothing to do with Jews, is taking an active part in Jewish life here, largely because of the recent events in Germany.
As a result of his revolutionary activities, Arzhich spent fifteen years in the fortress at Petropavlovsk. Later he was sent to Siberia, whence he escaped to Japan. He finally settled in Chile, where he is engaged as a writer in Russian and Spanish.
Having come closer to the Jews, Arzhich works with the League for Labor Palestine and lectures at the Zionist-Socialist University. At present he is engaged on a comprehensive account of the Jews’ participation in the Russian revolutionary movement. The work will be published by the Russian government.
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