Foreign News: Jews Up

Next to Josef Stalin the most hotly publicized hero in all Soviet Russia is stocky, thick-mustached Lazare Moiseyevich Kaganovich, a smart, ruthless Jew who is credited with leading and driving the Russian peasantry to sow and reap their bumper harvest (TIME. Jan. 8).

Soviet celebrations now feature super-life-size poster pictures of Comrade Kaganovich almost as big and almost as numerous as those of Comrade Stalin. On the Politbureau of the Communist Party which rules Russia, Stalin is No. 1, Kaganovich No. 2. When the Five-Year Plan was wallowing among blunders Comrade Kaganovich coined an immortal, all-explanatory slogan, "Why wail over broken eggs...

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