The protest movement against Hitlerism is gathering momentum with remarkable rapidity throughout the U. S. Hundreds of Jewish organizations and communities in every state in the Union, have in the past few days met and framed resolutions which they had submitted to their representatives at Congress.
The first actual public demonstration in connection with the German situation will be held this morning by the Jewish War Veterans of the United States. A general order has been issued by J. George Fredman, Commander-in-chief of the Organization, calling upon all affiliated branches to concentrate at 10 o’clock this morning at St. Mark’s Place for a march to the City Hall, where the Veterans are to be received by Mayor John P. O’Brien, who is to be presented with a scroll, soliciting the Mayor’s moral support against the barbarities committed upon Jews in Germany.
Headquarters of the Jewish War Veterans report that hundreds of communications have been received from sympathetic organizations throughout the country, Jewish and non-Jewish, pledging support, and joining in the protest.
The parade, which will proceed via Lafayette Street, will be headed by numerous bands and accompanied by a police escort. No banners other than those of the organization will be permitted.