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Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Revolt Will Be Observed by Jews Throughout America

April 2, 1944
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The American Jewish Conference today issued a call to Jewish communities throughout the country urging observances on April 19th, the anniversary of the revolt in the Warsaw ghetto, in tribute to the Jewish heroes who lost their lives in desperate battle against the Nazi oppressors.

In New York, the observance will include a period of silence, a brief cessation of work and, in the evening, a meeting in Carnegie Hall. At 11.00 A.M. Jews in New York City will be asked to observe a period of silence for two minutes. At the beginning of the same hour, it is proposed that work by Jews cease in all New York shops and factories except in those plants engaged in war production. There will be brief addresses delivered in the plants.

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