Paris (Jun. 15)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
“No Jew, private or officer, is admitted to certain units of the army of Algiers, notably the sharpshooters and spahis,” writes ‘L’Oeuvre.” “The excuse is put forward that Moslem soldiers would not get on with the Jews. But Jews and Moslems live very well together in civil life; the reason for this unjustified exclusion is the anti-semitism not of the privates, but of the officers.
“The League of Human Rights,” the paper continues. “holding that it is contrary to all Republican principles to classity soldiers according to religion, and that no citizen ought to be discriminated against because of his religion, has requested the Minister for War to see to it that there should be observed in the units of the Algicrs Army the principle of equality which should prevail in the army of a democracy.”
Dr. David E. Weglein has been named associate professor of education at the Johns Hopkins University it was announced at the annual commencement exercises of the university.
Dr. Weglein is superintendent of the public schools of Baltimore.