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Rumanian National Christians Launch Election Drive on Jews

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A nationwide anti-Jewish campaign of extreme virulence was launched by the National Christian Party today in connection with the municipal elections to be held on April 16.

Every village and city in Rumania has been flooded by posters blaming Jews for all the world’s ills. The ultra-nationalist press has redoubled the fury of its attacks against Jews.

In Bucharest the Jewish Party, which had entered a slate in the capital’s Jewish section, was forced to withdraw its candidates because the authorities had invalidated a great number of Jewish franchises on the pretext of “technical errors.”

Of interest is the anomalous situation in the town of Deva, Transylvania, where Jews and anti-Semites have concluded an election pact

aimed against the Socialist Plowman’s Party. Consequently, the name of Dr. Eugene Loering, president of the town’s Jewish Community, appears on the same slate with those of the National Christians and the Rumanian Frontists.

In Bucharest, particular importance is attached to the elections by the National Peasants, the Social Democrats and the Conservatives, all of whom expect from them definite indication of what may be expected in the future.

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