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Lubowitscher Rebbe Placed Under Arrest

Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The famous Lubowitscher Rebbe, Schneursohn, a Chassidic rabbi, has been arrested on the accusation that he collected money for the maintenance of his Yeshiva. The Yeshiva of the Lubowitscher Rebbe enjoyed great prestige in the Jewish world, being one of the most famous Yeshivas.

Rabbi Schneursohn holds a position of high regard and esteem. His arrest has caused great excitement among the Jewish population.