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Jewish Councillors Installed As Mayors in Two Populous Boroughs of London

Jewish councillors were installed during the week end as mayors of the two populous London boroughs of Hackney and Finsbury. When Count man Solomon Lever took office as Mayor of Hackney at ceremonies in Hackney Town ###l, several members of the Council referred to the good relations now existing between Jews and Gentiles in this borough, which last year was the scene of numerous fas###t anti-Jewish excesses.

The Ridley Road Market, favorite locale for anti-Jewish meetings organized by ### Oswald Mosley’s fascist elements, is in Hackney. In recent months, Mosleyites have ###ided the Jewish question but they returned to it this week at a rally in Manchester. Only 50 people attended the meeting and heard British Union leaders praise the Germans, announce the Jewish rabbinate and describe World War II as “a Jewish war.”