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Kehillah Protests Justice Minister’s Anti-jewish Remarks

A deputation of the Vienna Jewish Kehillah protested today to Chancellor Vaugoin and Foreign Minister Seipel against the recent anti-Jewish utterances of the Austrian Minister of Justice which were an insult to the patriotic feelings of Austrian Jewry. In reply to the Jewish protests both replied that the Minister of Justice had assured them that the newspaper reports of his speech were partly misquoted and partly misunderstood.

At the same time Vaugoin and Seipel assured the Jewish deputation that the Austrian government will protect the equal legal status of Austrian Jews and will tolerate no insulting remarks aimed at the Jews on the part of members of the government.