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Importation of Matzoth Counter-revolutionary, Communist Paper Charges

April 5, 1929
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The Jewish communal leaders in Soviet Russia who asked for help from abroad to supply observant Jewish families with matzoth for the Passover holiday and the American Yiddish dailies who made public appeals for funds to send the matzoth were charged with counter-revolutionary aims in an editorial published in the Communist Yiddish daily, “Emes.” The attack is directed mainly against the Moscow and Leningrad Kehillah leaders and the “Jewish Morning Journal” and “The Day” of New York.

“Thus, beginning supposedly with national, religious pity, they conclude with shameless, open agitation against Soviet Russia,” the “Emes” writes.

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