Hungarian Anti-semites Try to Intimidate Jewish Leaders, Employ Threats

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The excitement concerning the government bill to modify the numerus clausus law is reaching its peak as the date when parliament will vote on the measure approaches.

Anti-Semitic groups have developed feverish activity in attempting to prevent the passage of the bill. Leaders of the Jewish community here received anonymous threatening letters. In these letters the Jews are urged to besiege the government to leave the numberus clausus law intact, threatening merciless revenge will be taken against the Jews. The letters, which obviously emanate from the nationalist party, also urge Hungarian Jews to submit a memorandum to the Council of the League of Nations in which they are to declare that they are in favor of the numerus clausus law and that they oppose the protest of Lucien Wolf representing the Joint Foreign Committee of the Anglo-Jewish Association and the Board of Jewish Deputies, and the Alliance Israelite Universeile.

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