Jewish Community in Boston Calls for Police Action to Check Anti-semitic Gangs
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Jewish Community in Boston Calls for Police Action to Check Anti-semitic Gangs

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The Mayor’s Committee on Civic Improvement has been moved upon by the Jewish Community Council here to take immediate action following script during the past few days of reports of new incidents involving Jewish youths attacking hoodlums in the Dorchester and Roxbury area.

A public meeting which had been planned in Dorchester for tomorrow has been cancelled by the Community Council pending the action of the Mayor’s Committee. In meantime, new disturbances were reported to have taken place at a terminal, result in injuries to at least two Jewish boys and one bystander, a non-Jew, who came to assistance of one of the Jewish youngsters and was himself set upon by the attack-gang.

Quick action by Sergeant Abraham Morse, detailed by Police Commissioner Thomas Sullivan to handle incidents of this kind, has brought police reinforcements to the ###ubled area. Over the past week-end, reports of four separate incidents, all turning on the use of anti-Semitic remarks and involving physical injury, were received by local offices of the Anti-Defamation League.

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