Permission for 165 Polish Jewish refugees stranded in Lisbon to proceed to the British colony of Jamaica has been obtained by the Polish government, Dr. Ignacy Schwartzbart, leader of Polish Jewry, was informed here today.
Polish circles here today learned that the Lodz textile factories, owned by J.K. Poznanski, famous Jewish industrialist, who was the greatest textile manufacturer in Eastern Europe, have been taken over by a German-Italian syndicate. Employed in the Lodz textile factories are about 8,000 Jews who live in the ghetto there.
In the city of Tarnopol, which has a large Jewish population, all schools, public places, motion picture theaters have been closed because of the spread of the typhus epidemic, Polish circles were also informed today.
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