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Fast Day Observed by Jewish Communities Throughout Europe

At five o’clock Wednesday Sept. 4 Jewish stores were closed in the Roumanian capital in deference to the fast day proclaimed by rabbinical bodies.

Thirty thousand persons crowded the synagogues where special services were held. Addresses on the Palestine situation were delivered. Resolutions of protest were adopted.

Five hundred Jewish young men volunteered to join a Jewish legion for Palestine.

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