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1,200 Jewish Enterprises Closed in Rumania; Order Against Sabbath Closing Extended

The Finance Ministry has ordered 400 Jewish-owned inns and 800 tobacco shops in the Bukowina, Bessarabia and Moldavia provinces to be closed on sanitary grounds. The anti-Semitic newspaper Universal demands extension of the order to all provinces on the ground that “Jews are poisoning the peasants.”

The authorities in Czernowitz have ordered the extension to northern Bessarabia and Moldavia of the order issued last week for Bukowina requiring Jews to keep their shops open on Saturday and Jewish holidays.