Assurances and Incitements During the German Election
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Assurances and Incitements During the German Election

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The eleventh hour blood-thirsty incitement preached throughout Germany on the very eve of the election contributed a great deal towards Jewish uneasiness. Thus, although representatives of the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith had only just received the regrets of Minister Goering for misrepresentations made against Jews in one of the Nazi organs, another Nazi paper—the “Angriff”—published a special edition on Saturday, giving prominence to a quotation from Hitler’s book, to the effect that “Jews agitate for the complete destruction of Germany. Wherever we read of an attack on Germany, it is invariably the work of Jews. In war-time and in peacetime, the Jewish Bourse and press systematically preached hatred against Germany until State after State abandoned neutrality and entered the struggle against Germany.”

The same issue of the “Angriff” recalls the Nazi march through the Kurfurstendamm in Berlin on Rosh Hashonah of 1931, when Jews were attacked on their way to synagogue. It declares that on that occasion “the brown-shirted detachments marched into the streets where Asiatic gangs led a life of luxury and where Bernard Weiss, the Jewish police chief of Berlin ruled, compelling police officers to beat Nazi men because they mishandled Jewish provocators.”

The “Angriff” also reproduces alleged memoirs of a Russian by the name of Nilotonsky, describing “the Jewish sadistic lust at watching the victims of Bolshevist torture,” and making the clear inference that it is precisely such torture that Jews now deserve.

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