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Deny Report That Polish Jews Are Free to Leave Country

May 20, 1968
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Official sources said here today that there are no grounds for a report published in London that Polish Jews have been given freedom to emigrate and that a mass aliyah (immigration) has developed to Israel, According to Government circles, the Jewish Agency and the Association of Polish Jews in Israel, there has been no aliyah whatsoever from Poland since last June’s Six-Day War when Poland severed diplomatic relations with Israel. These sources said they had no information about facilities for Jews wishing to leave Poland. A survey of various European capitals by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency confirmed that there has been no movement of Jews out of Poland in recent months.

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