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Protest Desecrations of Cemeteries in Germany

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A meeting called by the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith to protest against the continued desecration of Jewish cemeteries in Germany was held here.

‘It is a disgraceful thing that such outrages should be committed in the twentieth century,” said Dr. Hans Hemming, the principal speaker. “We must do everything possible to obtain adequate protection for the Jewish cemeteries and the severe punishment of all who are guilty of such acts of vandalism.

“Our great task,” the speaker went on, “is to fight against the campaign of hatred and incitement conducted by the anti-Semites. It is necessary to give the school youth an understanding of the value of the Jewish contributions to civilization, in the same way that they are taught the history of the Greeks and the Romans. The 56 desecrations of Jewish cemeteries in Germany since 1923 are a disgrace to civilization, and if nothing is done to put a stop to crimes of such a nature there will be reason for the utmost anxiety concerning the future of the German people.”

JEWISH NATIONAL FUND FLOWER DAY ON JUNE 3

In 210 cities in the United States, National Flower day will be observed on Sunday, June 3, according to an announcement by Isaac H. Rubin, secretary of the Jewish National Fund.

This is the fifteenth annual flower day sponsored by the Jewish National Fund.

Among the national organizations participating in Flowere Day, are the Order Sons of Zion. Young Judaea, Junior Hadassah and Senior Hadassah, Zeire Zion. Poale Zion, the Zionist Organization of America and the Jewish National Workers Alliance.

Max Robinson, of Brooklyn. New York, left a legacy of $2,500 to the Jewish National Fund, according to an announcement by Mr. Rubin.

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