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December 15, 1927
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The Jewish communities in Romania are still under the effect of the events of the past week. A call issued by Chief Rabbi Niemerower, member of the Romanian Senate as the representative of the Jewish religion, ordered the setting aside of a day of mourning by the Jewish communities throughout the country because of the desecration of the synagogues and the Holy Scrolls.

The regrets of the Regency Council which is the supreme power in Roumania since the death of King Ferdinand were expressed to Dr. William Filderman, president of the Union of Roumanian Jews, at an audience granted by the Regents to the leader of Roumanian Jews. Dr. Filderman was authorized to declare on behalf of the Regents that they disapprove of the anti-Semitic riots.

An Associated Press dispatch from Bucharest states that the prompt investigation by the Roumanian authorities of the beating of Wilfred N. Keller, American citizen, at Oradeamare, has made it unnecessary for William S. Culbertson, American Minister, to make a trip to that place to investigate the incident. Foreign Minister Titulescu has promised Mr. Culbertson that full reparation will be made to Keller for personal injuries and business losses.2

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