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French Body Protests to Roumania on Excesses at Oradeamare Against Jews

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The French League of Human Rights has made public the text of the letter of protest which it addressed to Vintila Bratiano, Roumanian Premier, on the subject of the anti-Semitic excesses committed in December 1927 at Oradeamare.

The letter was written at the request of the Council for the Rights of Jewish Minorities. Besides giving a summary of the events which occurred at Oradeamare and quoting facts, the Secretary of the League calls the attention of the Roumanian Government to the absolutely inadequate measures taken with a view to putting a stop to the growth of anti-Semitism in Roumania. The letter concludes with the hope expressed by the League that “in view of the excesses of Oradeamare, the Roumanian Government wll consider it expedient to take the necessary measures both with a view to punishing the culprits and to preventing a reoccurrence of the sad events.”

LEADER HONORED PRIOR TO PALESTINE TOUR

Dr. and Mrs. Israel Goldstein were feted at a reception given in their honor Thursday night in the Community House of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun. Dr. Goldstein has been rabbi of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun since 1918.

The reception was attended by a large number of rabbis and communal leaders in addition to the members of the Congregation. A purse was presented to Dr. and Mrs. Goldstein, who will sail for Palestine on July 6.

Dr. Goldstein is the president of Young Judaea. Mrs. Goldstein is the president of the New York Chapter of Hadassah.

DR. GINSBURG LEAVES FOR SABBATICAL YEAR ABROAD

Dr. Louis Ginsburg, famous Talmudic scholar and professor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, sailed on Thursday on the steamer Muenchen for Germany.

Professor Ginsburg has been granted a sabbatical leave by the Seminary. He will remain abroad for a year, during which we will visit the Yeshivahs in Eastern Europe, will go to Palestine and South Africa, where he has relatives.

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