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To Withdraw Jewish School Subsidies if Agudah Demand Not Met

Subsidies will be withheld from all Jewish schools in Warsaw which do not require the pupils to have their heads covered while receiving instruction in Bible subjects. A decision to this effect was reached by the Executive of the Warsaw Kehillah, on the motion of the Agudath Israel, Orthodox organization.

A storm of protest arose when the Kehillah announced its decision not to pay out subsidies allotted in its budget unless this provision is met. A delegation of the Central Executive of the Yiddish Schools in Poland, secular schools appeared before the Kehillah demanding that the subsidies be granted.