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April 12, 1937
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I.J. Singer, when reached at his Brooklyn apartment by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, said the confiscation of the Yiddish edition was probably due to the Polish authorities’ irritation over the fact that the complete story has been made available to English readers.

He said the police had raided his former home in Warsaw six months ago and also the residence of the Jewish publisher, who at the time

was away from Poland. Mr. Singer disclosed that he has received a number of letters from Polish professors and writers assailing him for “insulting” the Polish nation in his book.

Mr. Singer has been living in New York for the past three years.

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