Poles Will Act Against Nara Peril to Jews
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Poles Will Act Against Nara Peril to Jews

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The Polish government is fully cognizant of the dangers of the new campaign of the Naras, the National Radical party, against the Jews and is considering a ban on the party’s uniforms, it was reliably learned today.

The Nara movement, since its inception a few weeks ago as a seceding faction of the national Democrats (Endeks), has opened a systematic campaign against the Jews in all parts of the country and is using every method of terrorization and intimidation. Its most repeated excesses have been in Bialystok, Wilno, Lodz and Czenstochowa. The movement, which seeks to enlist all anti-Semitic, anti-government forces, and is reputedly aided by the German Nazis, has made enormous strides in the few weeks of its weeks of its existence and now constitutes a pronounced menace to peace and order in the country.


Reports reaching the capital today from Lodz, Bialystok and Czenstochowa, where the attacks against Jews this week reached serious proportions, have strengthened the determination of the government, it was learned, to take vigorous measures to maintain order. These measures to maintain order. These measures would include the prohibition of the wearing of the gray uniforms, affected by the Naras.

At Wilno the Naras used the municipal park as a “battlefield” where they asembled and demonstrated against the Jews. Shouting “Down with the Jews and save Poland!” the Naras descended on Jews strolling ion the park and severely mauled them. Using the park as a base of operations, parties of Naras also sallied out to attack Jewish pedestrians in the streets of the city.

Jewish youths and girls were also attacked in the Berhardiner gardens.


At Bialystok it has been a regular practice of the Naras to begin their attacks suddenly at dusk. Some of the attacks were of an exceedingly brutal nature and resulted in serious injuries to a number of Jews. The Jewish population of the city has been living in a state of continual fear since the Naras announced that they were making preparations for a mass attack against them.

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