Quasi-international Jewish Commission Investigating Attacks on Roumanian Jews
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Quasi-international Jewish Commission Investigating Attacks on Roumanian Jews

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What amounts to an international Jewish commission is now at work here investigating the anti-Jewish outbreaks. Morris Waldman, secretary of the American Jewish Committee; Zevi Aberson, of the Jewish Minority Bureau at the League of Nations headquarters in Geneva and Moses Helman, vice-president of the Bessarabian Jewish Federation in the Argentine are all in Bucharest, while Phillip Bernstein, representing the American Jewish Congress, is due here tomorrow. Together with the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and a number of Jewish members of Parliament they will start tomorrow on a tour of the towns and villages that suffered from the disturbances in order to acquaint themselves with the situation at first hand.

In the meantime Mr. Aberson was received today by Dr. Alexander Vayda Voevod, minister of the interior. The latter told Mr. Aberson that the policy of the minister of the interior as well as that of the entire Maniu cabinet is entirely free of anti-Semitism which exists in the country, but which, according to Dr. Vayda Voevod, is inherited from the Liberal Party regime. He assured Mr. Aberson that he and the entire government were doing their duty to prevent further anti-Jewish occurrences.

Fathers Dumitrescu and Bereindi, the priests who instigated the disastrous Borscha fire, and who have been in jail for some time, will be released after 30 days, according to a decision today by the regional court in Klausenberg to which tribunal the priests had submitted an appeal. The date of their trial is still indefinite and may not be held until the Borscha events are forgotten. The state attorney had originally intended to keep them in jail until their trial.

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