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Goering, Loosing His Hate, Like an Epiletic in a Fit or a Foam-flecked Dog

Principals of all secondary Jewish schools in Palestine were requested, several weeks ago, by the Vaad Leumi (National Council) to release students of sixteen years and over, after consultation with their parents, for work in Jewish settlements where there is a great shortage of labor. Students of the old-fashioned Talmudical schools in Jerusalem also joined the ranks of voluntary workers. All students returned to their classes after the recess, full of health and vigor and enthusiastic about their first practical experience in “real” work. The top photograph shows a group of students bringing in the harvest on the fields of a Keren Hayesod (Palestine Foundation Fund) settlement; the other, girl students at work in the tree nursery at Givath Hashloshah

A writer in Le Cri de Paris, writing about “The Barbarians”—that means you, Nazis—describes, in the following, the manner in which Goering talks:

“Have you ever heard a talk by Captain Goering? The impression is at the same time horrible and revelatory. At the beginning, the orator’s voice is calm, ponderous. Suddenly it rises…. He gnashes his teeth, his words come whistling through them. It is of us he speaks. He threatens the Jews. Pale with fury, foam flecks his lips; he takes on the appearance of an epileptic in a spaasm. ‘We will beat them up. We will haraass them. We will make their lives unbearable for them’.

“One does not forget the threats of Captain Goering. Nor can one forget the bestial acclamations with which the crowd greets his words, that crowd whose basest instincts are exalted by their leaders.”

Principals of all secondary Jewish schools in Palestine were requested, several weeks ago, by the Vaad Leumi (National Council) to release students of sixteen years and over, after consultation with their parents, for work in Jewish settlements where there is a great shortage of labor. Students of the old-fashioned Talmudical schools in Jerusalem also joined the ranks of voluntary workers. All students returned to their classes after the recess, full of health and vigor and enthusiastic about their first practical experience in “real” work. The top photograph shows a group of students bringing in the harvest on the fields of a Keren Hayesod (Palestine Foundation Fund) settlement; the other, girl students at work in the tree nursery at Givath Hashloshah

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