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Polish Federations Protest Against Inadequate Steps to Prevent Excesses

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A RESOLUTION PROTESTING AGAINST THE POLISH GOVERNMENT AS NOT TAKING ADEQUATE MEASURES TO PREVENT ANTI-SEMITIC EXCESSES AND HALT THE ANTI-JEWISH BOYCOTT WAS ADOPTED YESTERDAY AT THE CLOSING SESSION OF THE SECOND WORLD CONFERENCE OF FEDERATIONS OF POLISH JEWS ABROAD.

DECLARING THE BOYCOTT WAS RUINING NOT ONLY THE JEWS BUT ALL POLAND, THE 110 DELEGATES EXPRESSED THE HOPE THAT “THE POLISH PEOPLE, FAITHFUL TO THE TRADITIONS OF FREEDOM, WILL OPPOSE WITH THEIR WHOLE MIGHT THE PRESENT ANTI-SEMITIC MOVEMENT AND HELP THE FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THE POLISH REPUBLIC IN HARMONIOUS COOPERATION WITH THE JEWS.”

THE RESOLUTION STRESSED THE DESPERATE POSITION OF THE 3,500,000 JEWS OF POLAND RESULTING FROM ANTI-SEMITIC PROPAGANDA, “BLOODY EXCESSES” AND THE BOYCOTT, WHICH, IT WAS STATED, WAS SUPPORTED NOT ONLY BY ANTI-SEMITES BUT BY GOVERNMENT ORGANS.

JEWISH PROFESSIONS FACE ECONOMIC COLLAPSE, THE RESOLUTION SAID, WITH THE NUMEROUS CLAUSES INTRODUCED IN MANY UNIVERSITIES, AND JEWISH STUDENTS DRIVEN INTO “MEDIEVAL GHETTOES.”

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