Alleged Anti-semitism in American Colleges is Argument of Hungary

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The argument that discrimination against Jewish students is also being practiced in American colleges and universities was employed in the Hungarian parliament when the question of the desirability of abolishing the numerus clausus was debated.

The argument was used by Stefan Haller, replying to Deputy Gal. Gal concluded his address by declaring that the talk of a consolidated Hungary will remain a false phrase as long as the anti-Jewish numerus clausus law is in force. The Italian government, which eagerly admits Jewish students from Hungary to the universities, terms them Hungarians and the achievements of these Hungarian Jewish students in Italy are a step in the direction of perfecting an Italian Hungarian understanding.

In reply Deputy Haller stated that American universities are also adopting the numerus clausus principle and are gradually reducing the number of Jewish students. Before the numerus clausus is abolished, Hungarian Jews should employ more Christians in their enterprises and should also exercise their influence abroad with a view to revising the treaty of Trianon.

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