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Polish Rabbi Arrested for Inciting Congregation Against Sabbath Desecrating Barber

Rabbi Feiwel Singer, of Ostrow-Mazowiecki, in the district of Bialystock, was arrested on the eve: of Yom Kippur, with five leading members of his congregation, for inciting his congregation against a Jewish hairdresser in the town, who keeps his shop open on Saturdays. As a result of his agitation, a group of Jews proceeded to the shop on Saturday after the reading of the Law in the synagogue and smashed his windows and mirrors.

On the intervention of the Union of Rabbis in Poland, the Chief State Attorney has ordered the Rabbi’s release.