Rumania to Oust Alien Rabbis; Defer Disbarring of Jewish Lawyers

The Ministry of religions decided today to withdraw residential permits of all rabbis who are not Rumanian citizens. About thirty are affected.

The Ministry of Justice announced no decision will be taken on the question of expulsion of Jewish lawyers from the Bar Association until the return from Geneva of Foreign Minister Istrate Micescu, dean of the Bucharest bar. It is understood the Foreign Minister will visit London before the League Council convene next week.

Several Jewish lawyers were forcibly evicted from the Bucharest Tribunal Building yesterday by a group of anti-Semitic attorneys. An armless Jewish war veteran and holder of several military medals was badly beaten.

(The Government instructed State theatres to aid in the Rumania-for-Rumanians movement by appropriate presentations which would ” instruct the people,” the Associated Press reported. The National Theatre at Bucharest responded by preparing to produce an old Rumanian piece, “Bloodsucker of the Villages,” dealing with a Jewish character who swindles peasants.)

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