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Vienna Fears Riot on Atonement Day

Alarming rumors about an attack on the Jews planned by the Austrian Nazis for Yom Kippur have flooded the Jewish districts of Vienna. Police are taking extraordinary precautions to guard the Jews during the Holy Day.

Austrian Jewry celebrates Yom Kippur in an atmosphere of fear Hundreds of Jews have been dismissed from their posts in the public services and the government of Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg has made it clear that it intends to carry out a policy of dismissing Jews from public and professional posts.