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Roumania Not to Consider Jewish Communities Congress Decision Before Drafting Final Statutes Governi

The Roumanian Minister of Cults has dropped the plan of calling a national congress of Jewish communities to consider the regulations which will govern the application of the Jewish communities law before they go into effect, declared Ministerial Director Bradisteanu to the Jewish Deputy, M. Fisher, according to dispatches in the Czernowitz papers just received here.

The reason given for abandoning the idea of a Jewish communities congress was that a similar conclave had proven fruitless in Hungary ,and hence the Roumanian government had decided to call instead a small conference of representatives of the Jewish communities and of the largest Jewish organizations.

This report verifies Jewish Telegraphic Agency dispatches of February 5 in which it was stated that the Roumanian government would consult only with the Jewish members of parliament and the representatives of a few of the larger Jewish organizations before drafting the statutes governing the application of the Jewish communities law.

In August, 1929, a statement issued

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