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Polish Jews Here Wire Condolences to Ambassador

May 14, 1935
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The Polish Ambassador in Washington today received a message of condolence from the Federation of Polish Jews in America expressing deep grief at the death of Marshal Pilsudski. The message was signed by Benjamin Winter, president of the Federation, and Z. Tygel, executive director.

“We American Jews of Polish extraction bow our heads in mourning at this moment when the great leader and the most glorious personality of Poland has passed into eternity,” the message says. “We Jews respected Marshal Pilsudski as a man whose whole life was dedicated to right and justice, whose unswerving ojective was the destiny of Poland, and whose thought embraced all of Poland’s children regardless of race or creed.”

The message expresses the hope that the above principles of Marshal Pilsudski will be followed by the army of disciples which he has left behind him.

The message will be transmitted to the Polish Government in Warsaw.

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