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  • Staatenlose in Bessarabia May Obtain Citizenship Through Governor-general’s Intervention with Govern

    Many thousands of inhabitants of Bessarabia are still deprived of their citizenship rights, and in consequence of this abnormal position, encounter difficulties at every step, the Kishineff Yiddish daily “Unzer Zeit” writes. General Riscanu, the Governor-General of Bessarabia, we have now learnt from a sure source, has been interesting himself in the position of these… More ▸

  • To Suppress Bessarabian Anti-semitic Agitation

    Orders to suppress dangerous anti-Semitic agitation in the Roumanian province, Bessarabia, have been issued today by the Bessarabian Home Ministry as a result of the intervention of the Jewish deputies in the provincial parliament. During the past few weeks anti-Semitic propaganda in Bessarabia had reached alarming proportions, especially in the town of Baltza, as a… More ▸

  • Anti-semites Renew Attacks on Jews in Bessarabia, Raiding Houses, Shooting

    Renewed attacks on Jews are occurring in Bessarabia where the anti-Semites, members of the Iron Guard, maltreated members of the Jewish population at the summer resorts, Terkarnoli, and Movilla. A few of the ringleaders were arrested by the police. The shooting of M. Rotstein which was reported yesterday occurred in the village of Senghere, near… More ▸

  • Seek Funds for Jews of Hatin, Bessarabia

    A special fire-relief committee to aid the Jews who suffered from the great fire that occurred in the city of Hatin, Bessarabia, on May 25, leaving many Jews in great need, was appointed Wednesday at a meeting in Astoria Hall, called for that purpose by a temporary committee. The meeting was addressed by Leo Wolfson,… More ▸

  • Entire Jewish Population of Trusheny Flees to Kishinev to Escape Anti-semites

    The entire Jewish population in the township of Trusheny, in the Kishinev district, arrived in Kishinev today in great haste, fleeing from their home town because of the arrival of twenty-five anti-Semitic students who called on the peasants to kill the Jews. The correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency was informed by telephone today from… More ▸

  • Entire Jewish Population of Trusheny Flees to Kishinev to Escape Anti-semites

    has promised to investigate and to punish the guilty Bereshty officials for permitting the anti-Semitic disorders to last for two full days. Minister of Justice Junian today issued an order to the provinces not to auction the property of peasants who are unable to meet their taxes, thus avoiding possible anti-Semitic excesses on the part… More ▸