RUMANIA: Rich Rabbi

Few countries have seen more violent anti-Semitic outbursts since the War than Rumania. Jews have acquired great strength in this nouveau riche country. A provocative incident:

Up in the hill town of Galatz the rabbi is rich. His daughter took a husband. The rabbi celebrated. He invited 10,000 guests, who filled the town. At the great feast they consumed, among other things, 33 carcasses of beef, 210 sheep, 170 calves. A heavy garrison preserved order.


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