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Prussian Government to Be Fought by Jewish Communities on New Jewish Law Depriving Foreign Jews of V

The Prussian Government has now handed over to the State Council the new Jewish Communities Law, which it has drafted to replace the existing different 14 Jew-laws which are in force in different parts of Prussia, by one unified Jewish law, which places the Jewish religion on an equality with the Protestant and the Catholic religions.

The Federation of Jewish Communities in Prussia, while satisfied with the Bill as a whole, is strongly opposed, however, to the provision by which foreign Jews living in Germany are deprived of the right to vote in the elections to the Jewish Communities. The Federation declares that it is determined to contest this provision and that it will bring the matter before the plenary session of the Prussian Parliament.