Nazi Deputy Protests Aid of Prussian Government to Jewish Farm Settlement

Wilhelm Kube, Nazi deputy, today criticized the Prussian government in the Prussian diet for its aid to the agricultural colony for Jewish war veterans at Gross-Gaglow, near Kottbus, outside of Berlin. Deputy Kube charged that the government had given land to “foreign” citizens while staunch German peasants were continuously oppressed by taxes.

The Gross-Gaglow settlement, of which the cornerstone was laid on June 22, marked the beginning of an extensive movement to settle German. Jews on the soil, an enterprise launched by the Union of Jewish War Veterans. The land at Gross-Gaglow was acquired last year by the Federation for Jewish Land Settlement in Germany, with the aid of a loan advanced by the Berlin Jewish community. There are already a number of Jewish land workers on the land there.

By means of similar agricultural settlements in other parts of Germany. Jewish leaders here hope to be able to alleviate the post-war economic distress of large sections of the Jewish population. The Gross-Gaglow colony will serve as a model for others.

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