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Jewish Sejm Club Protests Appointment of Antisemitic Cabinet Members

December 20, 1923
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The Jewish Sejm Club served notice on Prime Minister Vladislav Grabski that Jewish members of the Sejm would enter into the Opposition to the Government if the Premier will include in his Cabinet, Prof. Miklashevski as Minister for Education, and M. Sosnkovski as War Minister. The Jewish Sejm members are opposed to M. Miklashevski because as Rector of the Warsaw Commercial Academy he introduced the numerus clausus, admitting 30 Jews out of 1,000 non-Jews. In spite of the Jewish protest, the Prime Minister included the two men in his Cabinet.

Your correspondent learns that representatives of the Ukrainian, White Russian and German nationalities will join the Jews, but the Government expects to have a majority from the right and center parties.

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