Anti-jewish Outbreak in Posen.
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Anti-jewish Outbreak in Posen.

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Anti-Jewish excesses occurred in the city of Posen on Sunday evening, as a result of an agitation against a recital by a Jewish actor, Jacob Weislitz, which was announced to take place in the building of the Evangelical League.

Although the authorities had given permission for the recital, hundreds of students and a mob of other people stormed into the building and beat the Jews who constituted the audience. Scores of Jews were injured. The police intervened vigorously and arrested 22 of the rioters, and restored order.

Late at night the anti-Jewish demonstrations were renewed in other parts of the city and anti-Jewish boycott proclamations were distributed.

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