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Sunday Observance Law Threatening in Czechoslavakia

A law for compulsory Sunday rest, which would seriously affect the Jewish population, is threatening in Czechoslovakia due to a renewed intensive campaign for such legislation. In Bratislava, sixty organizations of employers and employers, representing ninety per cent of the industrial enterprises there, have become affiliated with a Sunday Observance League. A similar situation exists in Kaschau.

The Government Land Department, in conjunction with the Trade Ministry, sent out a questionnaire on the subject. It is expected that the result will be a decision for Sunday observance. Such a law would be ruinous to the economic position of Slovakian Jewry.