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Jewish Organizations Condemn Anti-semitic Measures of Polish Regime

March 14, 1968
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The World Jewish Congress, in a statement tonight, condemned the Polish Government’s anti-Semitic campaign as “the greatest calumny against the small Jewish community of 20,000 souls — the remnant of three million citizens of pre-war Poland who were the victims of mass murder by the Nazi anti-Semites.” The statement made by Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president of the WJC, said it was “unthinkable that the Polish Government should permit the Jews to be exploited as a scapegoat for its present internal difficulties and fail to denounce this attempt to revive the traditional anti-Semitism of former reactionary forces in Poland.

“Jews throughout the world,” Dr. Goldmann said, “are deeply disturbed by this campaign because of its possible effects on the situation of the Jews in Poland and the encouragement it must give to anti-Semitic elements in other countries.”

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