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Racial Anti-semitism Plans New Offensive in Hungary, Dean Announces

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A new offensive of the so-called racial anti-Semites, conducted on pseudo-scientific lines, will be waged in Hungary, according to statements made by Professor Mehely, the new dean of the University at Budapest, in his inauguration address.

Count Klebelsberg, Hungarian Minister of Education, was present at the exercises. The new dean of the University urged the Education Minister to introduce a bill into parliament “aiming at the protection of the Hungarian race.” He asserted that this bill is necessary to protect the Hungarian race against the admixture of Jewish blood which is, he stated, of inferior quality. The difference between Aryan and Jewish blood and the inferiority of the latter can be established, he asserted, by means of a bio-chemical device of which he is the inventor.

The address of Professor Mehely called forth wide resentment among Hungarian Jews who were indignant particularly at the fact that Count Klebelsberg did not protest against these statements.

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