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Urge Socialist War on Anti-semitism

May 28, 1923
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Anti-Semitism and other forms of racial and national hatred are denounced in a resolution adopted by the Socialist Congress. The resolution declares it the duty of socialist parties in all countries that are now become part of the Labor and Socialist Internationale to wage war on intolerance which menaces the safety and the rights of minorities.

Fascism as a form of rabid nationalism which, the resolution declares, in many countries takes the form of anti-Semitism, is also condemned and Socialists are urged to combat it.

The Democratic self-government of the minorities and their right to “cultural freedom” is recognized in a separate resolution.

The resolution dealing with anti-Semitism and minority rights was introduced by representatives of the Poale Zion, one of whose leaders, S. Kaplansky, has been included in the Executive of the new Internationale. The Poale Zion is the only interterritorial organization recognized as entitled to be represented on the new Executive Committee.

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