Ultra-orthodox in Palestine Place Ban on Rothschild School

Parents of the ultra-Orthodox group in Jerusalem were prohibited from sending their children to the Evalina Rothschild School, in a public notice posted by an organization which calls itself “Keepers of Jerusalem’s Ramparts.”

The notice, signed by Rabbi Chaim Sonnenfeld, threatens suspension of charitable allotments to all those who disobey the order.

The director of the school, Miss Landau, is now in England. Surprise was expressed at this action of the Sonnenfeld group as so far only the Zionist schools were under ban. The reason for this step was said to be the recent decision of the school directors to introduce more manual work at the expense of the religious curriculum.

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