TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Nov. 8)
Anti-Semitic rioting broke out in this capital city tonight, when one of the leading movie theatres in the country staged its premiere showing of the American film, “Exodus.”
Mobs gathered outside the theatre, anti-Semites painted the slogan “Death to the Jews!” in large, red letters on walls near the Central Square which faces the theatre, and swastikas were emblazoned on the facade of the theatre itself. During the rioting, tear-gas bombs were tossed into the movie house, disrupting-but not halting–the performance. (Latest figures show that the Honduran Jewish population is 150, with 40 living in the capital).