Rumania Opens Yiddish State Schools; Will Wipe out Zionism Among Jewish Youth
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Rumania Opens Yiddish State Schools; Will Wipe out Zionism Among Jewish Youth

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Two of four Rumanian state schools in which the entire curriculum will be taught in Yiddish have been opened in Bucharest and Timi##oara. The other two will soon be established in Jassy and Satu Mare, it was an announced here.

Speaking at the dedication ceremony in Bucharest, I. Bacal, leader of the federation of Jewish Communities, stressed that the opening of the schools proved that for the first time in Rumania’s history the Jews were being given equal rights. He also said that the schools will teach their pupils patriotism and “will wipe out the bourgeois mentality of Zionism which unfortunately is widespread among the Jewish youth.”

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