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Twelve Jews Believed Living in Nyasaland, Rhodesian Report Says

March 25, 1959
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There are believed to be only about 12 Jews in all of Nyasaland, the East African trouble spot where violent revolts have shaken the area recently.

The Rhodesian Jewish Board of Deputies and the Rhodesian Zionist Council reported today that, while they have no official statistics regarding the Jewish population in Nyasaland, they are certain there are no more than 12 Jews there now. During World War II, 60 Polish-Jewish families went to Nyasaland, after they were evacuated from Iran. After the war, however, most of the Polish Jews left the area.

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