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Martin Buber’s House Searched by German Police

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The house o### Professor Martin Buber, the writer o### Chassidism and Jewish mysticism, wa### searched yesterday. His house at Hep### penheim near Frankfurt was entere### by political police, who left after ### thorough investigation, in which nothing illegal was found. They took with them, however, letters and manuscrip### of the late Gustav Landauer, which Professor Buber was engaged in editing.

Gustav Landauer, an artist and writer on social philosophical subjects was killed in Munich in 1919 during the reaction following the Revolution in Bavaria.

Martin Buber, born in 1878, is one ### the most outstanding writers on Jewish mysticism and literature of Chassidism. In his writings, he has devoted a great deal of attention to the problem ### Judaism’s place in Zionism. Among his many works are “My Road ### Chassidism”, “Ecstatic Confessions” “The Jewish Movement”, and “Th# Legends of the Baal Shem”, etc.

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