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hospital. They decided to continue the strike until the Notre Dame Hospital authorities would dispense with the services of Dr. Rabinovitch.


The local French Illustration reported that the Federation Labor Club and other “patriotic” French Canadian organizations were ready to support the striking internes, which also have the sympathy of the French Canadian lawyers, pharmacists and notaries.

More physicians decided to join the strike when patients actually refused to receive treatment from the Jewish doctor.

The Montreal Gazette, on the other hand, comdemns the young physicians as deserters, and says that their dismissal was eminently right, declaring “the strike occurred to satisfy an unworthy prejudice.” The English dailies here uphold this view, and ### that the situation calls for resolute action of all hospitals concerned, which should the newspapers recommend, dismiss all anti-Semitie internes.


Commendation of the dismissal of anti-Semitic internes at the Notre Dame Hospital in Montreal, where they went on strike because a Jewish physician was added to the staff, was expressed in a telegram sent yesterday to the president of the hospital by Dr. Benjamin Jablons, chairman of the physicians’ division, American Jewish Congress, here.

“Greatly admire your stand and appreciate your attitude,” the telegram stated. “If we can be of any help, please communicate with me.”

Dr. Jablons’ action was the result of the publication in the Jewish Daily Bulletin of a dispatch from Montreal, which told of the internes’ walkout when Dr. Sam Rabinovitch was engaged by the hospital. Internes at another French Canadian hospital also struck out of sympathy, and there is a threat that other institutions will become involved.

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