Rumanian Jewish Youths Ordered to Enroll in Army by January 15

Jewish youths in the military classes of 1935 to 1940 were ordered today to report for induction. They must enroll by January 15.

They will constitute the first large group of Jews taken into the Rumanian armed forces since the introduction of anti-Jewish measures by the Antonescu regime. Under that government Jews were used only in forced labor battalions and were forced to pay a tax in lieu of military service.

The Ministry of Agriculture has announced that Jewish boys and girls who plan to emigrate to Palestine will be enabled to secure preparatory training at state farms.

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