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תעמולה אנטישמית – שכונה מעורבת ח’נשלה – תת-מחוז בטנה – אלג’יריה – 14




בטנה, ח'נשלה





Folder Number:

AEP_B3_249_262 / AEP_B3_249_263


Letter from the administrator of the commune to Batna sub-prefect regarding the boycott campaign against Jewish stores and the anti-Semitic leaflets posted in the region on July 10-11, 1933.

The  administrator send to the sub-prefect the report of a qaid about the recent case.

The file deals with the case of anti-Semitic leaflets posted in the commune mixte of Khenchela calling for boycott of Jewish shops. The leaflets publication began after an incident between Jews and Muslims in the commune. An investigation was lead by the French administration on this anti-Semitic propaganda. The evidences showed that the leaflets event remained local and did not spread outside Khenchela neighborhood.

Commune mixte in French colonial period is a neighborhood managed by civil servants French, Arab (indigenous) and Jews.

The document can be consulted at the documentation center, Institut Ben-Zvi. Appointment requiered.

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