Czech Province Swept by Wave of Race Hatred

Race nationalism is growing in the Carpatho-Russian section of Czechoslovakia and energetic action must be taken immediately to stem the tide of anti-Jewish feeling, Dr. Rozsypal, president of the Carpatho-Russian section, declared at a special meeting of Jewish representatives at Uzhodor, Czechoslovakia.

Dr. Rozsypal declared that he personally is no longer willing to take responsibility for the development of anti-Jewish feeling and advised representatives of the Jewish communities to combat anti-Semitism.

The Judische Stimme of Muncak, commenting on Dr. Rozsypal’s speech, objected to his declaration, pointing out that anti-Semitism was a matter for authorities to deal with. The paper pointed out that the group active in formation of committees are directly responsible for filling Czechoslovakian schools with Jewish children in a completely Russian district.

The chief reason for anti-Semitism in the section was blamed by the Stimme on advocates of Czechoslovak nationalism. The Jewish party should have remained completely neutral in the conflict between national groups, the paper insisted.

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