Berlin (Jan. 7)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Ex-Kaiser Wilhelm, Germany’s defeated war lord, has started a crusade against Jehovah, the Lord of Hosts, and against the Jewish origins of the Christian faith, it was learned today when propaganda articles of Teutonic leaders were published in book form under the title, “The Opposition of the Germanic Movement to Judaism and Christianity.”
The book, which was published by Dr. Alfons J. Steiger, includes an article by the former Kaiser. In his article, Wilhelm urges the Germans to “break away from the belief that Jehovah, the God of the Jews, is our God; Christ never used the word Jehovah,” he says.
“The Christian idea of God comes from Persia. During the period of the Babylon captivity the Jews learned the monotheistic teachings of Zarathustra, whose influence is to be found in Isaiah,” he writes. The Jews, therefore, are not our religious predecessors, but Zarathustra and the Aryans, the former Kaiser argues.
“Our slogan must be ‘Away from Judaism, with its Jehovah’,” he writes.