RUMANIA: Protest, Outrage

The Jews of Bessarabia (20% of the urban population) read last week with passive indignation of how Senator Rabbi Zirelson, their sole representative in the Rumanian Senate, had felt called upon to resign from the Senate after passionately attacking the anti-Semite policy of the Government. The Senators, urbane, accepted Rabbi Zirelson's resignation and voted 80 to 17 not to print his speech in the Official Gazette.

Next day a trainload of anti-Semite Rumanian students, en route from Kishinev to Jassy, decided to express their contempt for Jews at Calarasi. When the train drew...

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