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Miniature Yeshivoth Established by Polish-jewish Refugees in Siberia

July 21, 1942
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Miniature centers of the leading yeshivoth that were formerly in Poland and Lithuania have been established in isolated villages in Siberia where many of the Polish-Jewish refugees in Russia are concentrated, the office of the Agudas Israel here learned today.

The reconstituted yeshivoth include those from Redzun, Kielce, Kamieniec, Grodno, Bialystok and Lomza. At present there are thousands of yeshivoth students, rabbis and instructors in Siberia, the Agudas Israel was informed.

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