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Few Jews Among New Appointees in Palestine

October 12, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The list of senior officials appointed in the various departments of the Palestine Government which has just been made public shows that certain departments will be practically Judenrein (free of Jews).

Of the 396 senior officials, 43 are Jews, the list shows. The railroads, post office and police departments will have practically no Jews. No Jews were appointed to the land courts and the frontier force.

A Non-Partisan Political meeting will be held under the auspices of the Congregation Shaaray Tefila of Long Island, in its Center Building on Monday evening. October 18th. At this meeting speakers representing the Democratic, Republican and Socialist Parties will present their defence of the issues and personalities involved in the impending State campaign. Ex-Lieutenant Governor Lunn will speak for the Democrats, Lieutenant Governor Lowman for the Republicans and Mr. Norman Thomas for the Socialists.

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