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Religious Schools Get Reich Aid Plea

October 29, 1934
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The second annual roll call of religious schools in 270 Jewish communities will take place November 25, Pauline Baerwald, chairman of the junior division of the Joint Distribution Committee, announced yesterday.

The roll call this year will seek the aid of children attending Sabbath and Hebrew schools in the United States for thousands of German Jewish children deprived of education by the Nazis.

Funds thus raised, Miss Baerwald said, also will be used to assist German Jewish high school students barred from attending secondary schools by the numerus clausus against “non-Aryans.”

According to recent reports from Germany, 18,500 Jewish children of the 60,000 total now are receiving their education in schools conducted under Jewish auspices. Ten secondary schools have also been established for Jewish children of high school age.

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