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Yemen Jews Ask Relief from Persecution

November 7, 1923
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The plight of the Jews of Yemen is graphically described in appeals received by their kinsmen here in which the former urge that greater facilities be given for the immigration into Palestine of Jews from Yemen to escape persecution at the hands of the natives.

Kidnapping of Jewish brides, torture of aged men and women, and the compulsory conversion of Jews to Mohammadism are among the grievances enumerated in the communications from the Yemite Jews.

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