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September 1st Will Be Marked As “day for Polish Jewry” in America

August 12, 1942
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The Representation of Polish Jews in America today announced that September 1, which marks the third anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, will be observed as a “Day of Polish Jewry” throughout the United States.

Mass-meetings will be held on that day in New York and other cities commemorating the thousands of Jews in Poland who have been massacred by the Nazis and asking that mercy food shipments be sent from America to the starving Jews in the ghettos with the permission of the United States Government.

Cooperating with the Representation of Polish Jews in arranging the “Day of Polish Jewry” are the American Jewish Congress, the Federation of Polish Jews, the Association of Galician Jews and various rabbinical groups, the announcement said.

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