Fire Razes Jewish Section in Hushi, Roumanian Town
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Fire Razes Jewish Section in Hushi, Roumanian Town

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Fire destroyed the greater part of the town Hushi last night.

The homes of 200 Jewish families were burned. An appeal for help for the victims of the fire was issued.

Hushi, the capital of the department of Falciu, has a population of 15,404, about one-fourth being Jews.

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