he said, everyone would have to take sides. “They will have to be either with us or against us,” he exclaimed.
Mr. de Haas declared the struggle was no longer one of aiding or protecting the body of German Jews who, he said, were largely responsible for their own downfall, but of protecting world Jewry against the forces of Hitlerism.
Mr. Allen pointed out that the boycott did not apply to German-Americans resident and doing business here, with whom, he declared, the Jews wish to continue to live in amity, but only against importations from Germany.
United States Senator Royal S. Copeland was unable to deliver a scheduled address but sent a letter expressing his sympathy with the movement. Similar messages were received from Governor Gifford Pinchot of Pennsylvania, and Jacob Fishman, managing editor of the Jewish Morning Journal.