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Prof. Cuza, “father” of Anti-semitic Movement in Rumania, Arrested in Transylvania

April 8, 1945
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Prof. Alexander Cuza, the 87-year-old “father” of the anti-Semitic movement in Rumania, was arrested today in the Transylvanian town of Sibiu, where he had found shelter in the house of Gen. Negrescu, former police chief under the pro-Nazi Antonescu regime.

It was also announced here today that Hritcu Mye, one of the instigators of the pogram in Jassy during the early days of Rumania’s military collaboration with Germany, has been arrested. He is also charged with ordering the annihilation of thousands of Jews who were deported from Rumania to Transnistria and held under his supervision in a camp near Mohilev.

The trial of William Gruenberg, a converted Jew, charged with helping the Antonescu regime opened here today. As chief of the press department of the Commissariate for Jewish Affairs, Gruenberg spread anti-Jewish propaganda.

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