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Austria Prohibits Socialist Writings

Austrian officials today banned the works of the noted Poale Zionist writer and theoretician, Ber Borochov, and Otto Bauer’s work, “The Nationalities — Problem and Social Democracy.”

Borochov, who died in Russia in December, 1917, was a Russian Jewish revolutionary who turned towards Zionism and became the founder of the Poale Zionist movement, the Socialist Zionist group. Most of his writings concerned the Jewish Socialist movement.

Otto Bauer, now in exile in Czechoslovakia, is an Austrian Socialist writer and leader.