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  • Lithuania Engineers Demand Ban on Jews in Public Works

    A ban on use of Jewish engineers in public works projects was demanded today by the Union of Lithuanian engineers in a memorandum sent to all Government institutions and to the presidency of the Government Party. Employment exclusively of non-Jewish Lithuanians on such projects was urged. Provincial newspapers are ignoring a recent Government declaration cautioning… More ▸

  • Lithuania Bans Reports of Anti-semitic Incidents

    The Government has clamped a rigid censorship on all reports of anti-Jewish incidents in the provinces and has prohibited articles replying to a proposal by Lietuvos Aidas, Government organ, that Jews be segregated in “ghetto” beaches at bathing resorts. Only publication of an official statement (reported in Sunday’s NEWS) on the proposal is permitted. It… More ▸

  • Lithuanian Official Condemns Effort to Stir Prejudice Against Jews

    Publication of an anti-Semitic article in the Government organ, Lietuvos Aidas, denotes no change in the Government’s Jewish policy, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency was told today by the Government Press Director. The article, published last week, had urged establishment of “ghetto” beaches for Jews at Lithuanian resorts. Its publication resulted in a number of minor… More ▸

  • “ghetto” Beaches Urged for Jews at Lithuanian Resorts

    Establishment of “ghetto” bathing beaches for Jews at Lithuanian resorts was proposed today by Lietuvos Aidas, chief Government organ, Nian article by its chief editor. The article stirred indignation and alarm in Jewish quarters, since the newspaper had previously shown no anti-Semitic tendencies. More ▸

  • “ghetto” Move Fails in Lithuanian School

    A GROUP OF STUDENTS OF THE KALPIPA HIGH SCHOOL OF COMMERCE ATTEMPTED TO INTRODUCE “GHETTO BENCHES.” RECTOR GALVANAUSKAS REJECTED THE ATTEMPTS, THREATENING THE ANTI-SEMITES WITH EXPULSION. THE CONFLICT LASTED TWO DAYS. THE INSTIGATORS WILL BE PUNISHED, IT WAS STATED. MEANWHILE, ORDER HAS BEEN RESTORED. More ▸