Foreign News: Exodus

Of Poland's prewar Jewish population of 3,250,000 about three in a hundred survived the Nazi massacres. Despite the fact that the present Jewish community (an estimated 45,000) is only an infinitesimal part (less than .2%) of the population of Communist Poland, a wave of anti-Semitism is sweeping the country. Since the break with Russia last October and the relaxation of border regulations, more than 25,000 Jews have applied for passports to Israel. An exodus, including intellectuals, manual laborers and Communists, is in progress, reported New York Times Correspondent Sydney Gruson.

Wladyslaw Gomulka's Communist regime blames Polish Stalinists for the migration. Deprived of...

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