Warsaw (Feb. 9)
The Jews of the provincial parts are really suffering by being compelled to be idle two days in the week, and it is necessary to introduce modifications into the Sunday Observance Law, Deputy Holowko, leader of the Pro-Government Club in the Seym, said speaking to-day in the debate on the budget of the Ministry of the Interior.
The Government has shown the Jews by its actions, he went on, that there is no need for them to work with a minorities bloc as they have done in the past. The Government is proceeding to carry into effect a number of important projects for regulating the Jewish position, he continued, as, for instance, the regulation of the Jewish Communities. The Jewish Communities must be religious communities and not Zionist platforms, he retorted when Deputy Sommerstein, member of the Club of Jewish Deputies, interjected-”We don’t want such communities!”.
Deputy Holowka was praising the schools of the Hebrew Cultural Organisation Tarbuth, when Deputy Sommerstein again interrupted him to point out that all the same the Government was giving only 10,000 zlotys as its subvention for 28,000 pupils at tending the Tarbuth schools.