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Group of Liberal Jews in Germany Disavows Zionism and Palestine Work

A disavowal of Zionism and of Palestine work under the auspices of the extended Jewish Agency was made by a group of leading Liberal Jews in Germany, in a statement published as a full page advertisement in various German newspapers. The statement, declared to be the expression of opinion of hundreds, bears the signatures of Liberal Jewish leaders including Herr Wolff, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Prussia and Dr. Weiss, vice-president of the Berlin police.

The statement protests against the Zionists and the Jewish Agency for what it terms taking advantage of the Palestine events to increase the work for Palestine and concludes with the declaration that the German Jews do not consider themselves to be a part of the Jewish people but as members of the German people, that the Jewish National Home in Palestine endangers the emancipation of the Jews, as well as the religious, moral tasks of Judaism.

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