ZURICH (Jul. 30)
Jewish parents in Rumania and Hungary are tattooing names and symbols on the bodies of their children to facilitate their recognition later in life in the event the children are separated from their families, reports received here from Rumania and Hungary state.
Local press reports add that where children have been separated from their families the authorities are making every effort to prevent contact between children and parents. When a child is taken from a family, the reports say, the parents receive a “certificate” thanking them for putting the child at the disposal of the state “in order to build a better society.”
Reports of the separation of Jewish children from their parents in Hungary and Rumania have also been received here from Vienna. They emphasize that the Communist-controlled Jewish press in these two countries is conducting an incessant propaganda campaign against all elements of the Jewish population who are not engaged in manual labor. Such propaganda is also being conducted in the Jewish schools where teachers avail themselves of every possible opportunity to discredit parents in the eyes of their children.