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December 1, 1927
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The sudden death of Alexander Lederer, president of the Kehillah, is traced directly to the tragedy of his life which reached a climax in the present fight concerning the numerus clausus.

Shortly before his death from heart failure. the 75 year old leader of the Kehillah was in conference with Count Klebelsberg. Lederer, in an excited tone, described to the Minister the tragedy of the Hungarian Jewish students and declared that notwithstanding these circumstances he would reject the intervention with the League of Nations of Jewry abroad. Klebelsberg is said to have promised that measures would be taken to protect the Jewish students.

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