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Jews Urged to Aid Japan’s “holy Task”

A conference of eight Jewish communities in the Orient has adopted a resolution calling on world Jewry to cooperate in “the holy task of Nippon and Manchukuo in establishing a new order in the East.” Declaring that racial equality was the basic principle of life in Manchukuo, the resolution reassured “law-abiding Jews” on their rights and added that misunderstandings regarding European Jewish refugees’ entry to Manchukuo had now been cleared up.

Prof. Abram Kaufman, president of the Harbin Jewish community, presided at the meeting. The Jewish communities of Mukden and Shanghai were among those represented.