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Ghetto Schools to Be Set Up in Bohemia Moravia

Six or seven million kronen annually are required for the enlarged Jewish school system to be established in the “Protectorate” in view of the exclusion of Jewish pupils from German schools and their restriction to four per cent in Czech schools.

At present Jewish schools, comprising only 19 elementary and 8 high school classes throughout the “Protectorate,” are unable to accommodate the 6,000 Jewish children of school age. Therefore at least 70 new classes will be opened shortly. At the same time parallel classes be established by the Jewish school organizations for modern Hebrew culture. Fifteen hundred youths of Zionist and orthodox Jewish organizations will be enrolled in these courses.

Meanwhile, Jews of six districts Vlsim, Humpolec, Ledec, Pehlrimov, Deutshbrod and Kamenice have been ordered to move to Prague in the next fortnight, under the Gestapo order for concentration of Jews from the provinces in the capital to expedites emigrations. The Jews in these six districts are mostly agriculturists. Their estates and holdings will be turned over to Germans to connect the German enclaves of Iglau and Budwis by a strip of German settlement.

The management of the Prague fair has announced that anti-Jewish laws will not be applied to the fair and Jews are welcome both as exhibitors and visitors.

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