Jews in Roumania Treated Too Well, Church Dignitary Complains in the Senate

With the Maniu Government only a short while in power, a note of complaint that the Jews of Roumania are treated too well, was sounded in the Senate Friday by Bishop Girogariu.

The representative of the church reproached the government for its preferential treatment of the Jews. This preference, he stated, is demonstrated by the fact that Jewish children are permitted to be absent from the state schools on the Sabbath, while the schools are open on many church holidays.

Minister of Education Costachescu replied that there was no question of preferential treatment involved. The state schools respect all religions but it is impossible to observe so many church holidays.

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