At a meeting of the Executive Committee of the American Jewish Congress held yesterday at the Hotel Commodore it was decided on a motion of Dr. Samuel Margoshes to begin preparations for holding a monster protest meeting at Madison Square Garden in order to call public attention to the situation in Germany.
Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, who presided, reviewed events in Germany since the general election of March 5th, and cited a long list of outrages and excesses that had occurred since then.
Dealing with the economic effect in Germany, of the present regime, he pointed out that the repercussions were well worth considering by the German people.
“A great industrial country like Germany,” he said, “cannot be safely isolated commercially from the rest of the world. However, a bellum judaicumâ€”war against the Jewsâ€”means boycott, ruin, and disaster, the end of German resources and the end of all hope for the rehabilitation of Germany.”
Mr. Bernard S. Deutsch, President of the American Jewish Congress, referred to the systematic anti-Jewish propaganda carried on by the Nazis not only in Germany, but ### in the United States. The sa#####hrases, cartoons, and insults that have been broadcast in Germany, were being disseminated in other countries.
Among other speakers were Dr. Samuel Margoshes, Ab. Goldberg, Israel M. Thurman, and Meyer L. Brown.
Mr. Thurman, who dwelt mainly on the progress of the American Jewish Congress itself, condemned the lethargy of its members, and called for an effort to make it truly representative of the people.