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Jews in Poland Charge Anti-government Emigrees Spreading Exaggerated Reports on Pogroms

January 22, 1946
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A meeting here of representatives of provincial Jewish committees, called by the Central Jewish Committee, issued a statement today declaring that the Polish Government was doing everything possible to protect the interests of all citizens, including Jews, and charging that the “press campaign” abroad concerning pogroms in Poland was being fostered by “Polish ### in London” to discredit the Government.

The statement revealed that there are now 86,000 Jews in Poland, the bulk of whom live in the following cities and districts: Warsaw, 9,000; Cracow province, 9,800; Lodz province, 17,500; Czestochowa district, 2,500; Bialystok province, 1,600; Upper Silesia, 20,000; Lower Silesia, 16,300; Lublin, 4,600; Kielce, 1,500; Wloclawak, 800; Rzeszow province, including Przemysl, 700; and Gdansk, 1,300.

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