International: And the Jews, Too

Christians were not alone in suffering Communist persecution in Eastern Europe. The Communists were also waging war on Jewry behind the Iron Curtain.

A report on the fate of 650,000 Jews who survived in the satellite countries was released last week by the Jewish Labor Committee, a welfare group composed chiefly of American labor-union leaders. Excerpts:

In Poland, "a thorough purge is going on in all phases of Jewish life . . . Politically conscious peoples are being forced to liquidate their past, and confess to crimes they never committed. Those who are able [to do so] flee the country."

In Rumania, "poverty, unemployment...

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