Foreign News: A. J. S. S. R.

The Central Executive Committee (Cabinet) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russia) caused Zionist hearts to palpitate last week by setting aside a portion of the Ukraine to be known hereafter as the Autonomous Jewish Socialist Soviet Republic.

A joint Collection and Distribution Committee composed of U. S. and Soviet Russian citizens was reported set up at Moscow. Its duties: 1) To collect 25,000 Russian Jews and distribute them advantageously about the new Republic as the nucleus of a future Zion. 2) To collect from U. S. Jews funds for distribution among their...

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