Poles Begin New Attacks on the Jews
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Poles Begin New Attacks on the Jews

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After two months of comparative peace, Polish Jews are once more being attacked on the streets of Polish cities by anti-Semitic hooligans. Last night hooligans attacked Jews on the streets of Lodz, severely injuring twelve. The attackers were able to make their escape without the police finding trace of them.

Anti-Semitism in Poland, temporarily set back by the outlawing of the Nara party, appears to be on the march again. A Polish court today sentenced five Jews to serve eight-month jail sentences for having accused police chief Svenzani, in charge of a district near Wilno, of being drunk and urging Christians to murder Jews, shouting, “All the Jews must leave for Palestine.”


More than 1,000 Jewish bakers were thrown out of work today when 100 Jewish bakeries in provincial centers closed down as the result of an order issued by the Polish government that all bakeries must instal mechanical equipment. While the order does not go into effect until the end of 1936, Jewish bakeries were affected at once, since the government refused to grant them credits to modernize their plants.

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