Put Foot Down on Anti-semitic Outrages, Jews Ask of Roumania

Representations to the Roumanian government on the position of the Roumanian Jewish population as a result of dangerous anti-Semitic activities in recent weeks were made to Minister of the Interior Mironescu today.

Dr. William Filderman, president of the Union of Roumanian Jews, told the minister of the growing extremes the anti-Semitic campaign in Roumania is reaching and presented documents supporting his contention that the incitements to violence which have come with great frequency in recent weeks are in direct defiance of government authorities. The anti-Semitic agitation, he warned, must inevitably result in anarchical upheavals dangerous to law and order and to the prestige of the government.

In many parts of Roumania, he advised the government official, the Jewish population lives in a tense atmosphere created by the terrorism and continual incitement created by the anti-Semites which makes it unsafe for the Jews to carry on their normal activities.

Anti-Semitism in Roumania recently took a serious turn with the organization of a Christian-Fascist party sponsored by German Nazis and directed by Stepan Tatarescu who recently returned from conferences in Berlin with anti-Semitic leaders there.

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