London (Jul. 10)
The Communist crusade against religion, including the Jewish religion, was represented as a campaign engineered under Jewish influence in Russia, in an article published in the “Catholic Herald” here.
The newspaper commented on the appeal issued recently by the Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, Dr. J. L. Hertz, in which the indifference of the Jewish world to the tragedy of Russian Jewry and to the persecution of the Jewish religion in that country were, deplored. The newspaper took the occasion to reiterate the charges current in Europe following the outbreak of the Bolshevik revolution, when it was asserted that the revolution was inspired and led by Jews in order to “destroy Christianity.”
“The implacable hate of the Jew, whether in Russia or outside, finds an outlet in the wish for utter destruction of the Christian world, which alone would satisfy the Jewish hatred of Christianity. If every wholesale power were to pass into Jewish hands, similar to Russia, the Russian horrors would be repeated,” writes the “Herald.”
“The Jews desire vengeance and retribution through the destruction and debasement of the Russian people, caring little for the sufferings of their own people if they can see their enemies crushed. Jewish money is doing the deadly work of exploitation and enslavement. Russian jewels and concessions were purchased through Jewish hands.”
The “Catholic Herald” also launches an attack against Zionism, declaring that “Ramsay MacDonald went to Palestine, where he has seen the betrayal of the Arabs. But in the quarrel between the Jews and the Arabs, the Zionists had MacDonald’s ear, influenced by a clever Jewish secretary.”
“If a Jewish criminal is tried,” the “Herald” continues its tirade, “he is always represented as English, Irish or Russian, but never as a Jew.”
The paper concludes with the statement that it feels no enmity towards Jews as such, because “many are kind and charitable and their family life is often exemplary, but, taken as a whole, their power and influence are manifestly against the Christian world.”
Charitable and educational societies and institutions in Baltimore were bequeathed approximately $75,000 in the will of Mrs. Etta G. Levy, who died last Tuesday. Mrs. Levy was the widow of Julius Levy.
Among items in the will, which was filed for probate on Tuesday, is a bequest of $25,000 “in memory of Julius Levy to charitable and educational institutions, to be selected by the executors” after the termination of a life estate in favor of her sister, Miss Julia Guggenheimer.
Other provisions include: Associated Jewish Charities of Baltimore, $5,000; Sinai Hospital of Baltimore in memory of her husband, the income to be used for blood transfusions and other purposes for patients unable to pay, $10,000: Baltimore Museum of Art, to be added to Julius Levy Memorial Fund, for purchase of objects of Eastern and Oriental art, $10,000.