Roumanian Parliament Votes Against Suspension of Cuza for Attack on Jewish Deputy
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Roumanian Parliament Votes Against Suspension of Cuza for Attack on Jewish Deputy

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Yesterday’s session of the Roumanian Parliament, by a vote of 126 to 41, disapproved the suspension of George Cuza, son of the anti-Semitic leader, for his attack upon the Jewish Deputy Mishu Weisman.

Instead of apologizing for his attack, Cuza reiterated his arraignment of the Jews. He attacked Deputy Weisman as a leader of Zionism, whose goal is not the rehabilitation of a Jewish national homeland, but Jewish world domination, Cuza asserted.

The Jewish deputies, Josef Fischer, Weiss and Rosenberg, as well as a non-Jewish deputy, Emil Soaar, and others sharply protested against the vituperation of the Jews. Deputy Weisman pointed to the fact that many Roumanian statesmen have endorsed the Balfour Declaration, mentioning the names of Jonescu, Duca, Vaida Voevod, Titulescu, and the present Premier, Juliu

Maniu. He pointed to the contributions to the political life of Roumania by Roumanian Jews in America during the war as is substantiated by the former Roumanian Minister to Washington, Angelescu, he said.

Chief Rabbi Niemirower strongly protested in the Senate against the insults to the Jewish religion.

Congregation Rodeph Sholom of New York, will celebrate its ninetieth anniversary on December 9 to 11. Rabbi Louis I. Newman is Rabbi; Ernest J. Wile is President of the Congregation; Alexander Pfeiffer is Chairman of the Committee of Arrangements for the 90th anniversary celebration; Cantor Nathan G. Meltzoff is Precentor of the Congregation.

The thirty-first anniversary of the founding of Adas Israel synagogue of Duluth was celebrated by members of the congregation and their families with eleven charter members as guests of honor, at a dinner program.

Gifts were awarded to three members in recognition of their activities in connection with the synagogue. Those honored were: S. Karon, president of the synagogue; Sam Kaner, former president; and J. Salnowitz, vice-president.

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