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Anti-jewish Outbreaks in Syria Feared

Violent anti-Jewish outbursts are feared in Syria as the result of persistent Italian anti-Semitic propaganda, a New York Times dispatch from Beirut, reporting the enforcement of anti-Jewish legislation in Syria, said today.

The French authorities permitted this Italian incitement to continue apparently in obedience to the behest of the Armistice Commission, the dispatch said. The report said that excellent relations had prevailed between the Arab and Jewish communities but Italian propaganda had begun to turn Moslem and Christians against the Jews.

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