“The Polish people have suffered terribly during the war, especially the Polish Jews”

A missionary speaker in Reading told his hearers about the war in Poland, which had been split between the Austrian, German and Russian empires for a century, and was right on the front line between Russia and the enemy, resulting in fierce fighting and a major impact on the civilian populace, including the large Jewish minority.

MEN’S SERVICE

The speaker at the St Stephen’s Men’s Service on Sunday, February 18th, will be the Rev. H. C. Carpenter, British Chaplain at Warsaw, and we hope there will be a really large congregation of men to hear him. He will speak on behalf of the London Jews’ Society, and he is sure to have much that is interesting to tell us, for Warsaw, as our readers know, is the ancient capital of Poland, and the tide of war in the East has passed right through and beyond the city, while the future of Poland is one of the most difficult problems to solve after the war is over. The Polish people have suffered terribly during the war, especially the Polish Jews.

Reading St. John parish magazine, February 1917 (D/P172/28A/24)

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