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Nazi Troopers Raid Jewish Relief Offices

has endorsed the Nazi “national resurgence.”

The doctors are still under arrest, efforts to obtain their release thus far being futile.

The police asserted they had discovered that the office was used as a “Marxist” propaganda bureau.” The offices were subjected to an intensive search after which the raiders announced they had discovered “compromising material”—the stereotyped communique issued by police and storm troopers after every raid.

The offices of the Hilfsverein de# Deutschen Juden, the German Jewish relief agency, were also raided this afternoon. Dr. Arndt, chief medical officer, was arrested while in the midst of his work. No reason for the raid or the arrest was given by the authorities.

Storm troopers were responsible for an unprovoked raid last night on a Zionist lecture given by Rabbi Prince, well-known Zionist. The entire audience was arrested when the storm troopers made their sudden appearance. Rabbi Prince was freed only at six o’clock this morning.

In connection with the raids yesterday, the German press today asserts that of the 7,000 Jewish doctors in Berlin, 3,000 still are practicing their profession, constituting thirty percent of the entire number of physicians in Berlin. This number is entirely disproportionate, since the total Jewish population is only one percent, the press asserts.

Germany does not violate national minority rights and does not discriminate against the Jews as a race, but desires to limit their influence in public life in accordance with their numerical proportion, the Voelkischer Beobachter, Hitler’s personal newspaper, states today in connection with the storm of protest provoked in the press here by the House of Commons debate on the German situation.

The Voelkischer Beobachter, in insulting terms, attacks Sir Austin Chamberlain and predicts that he, “like a phonograph, will probably deliver a few more similar speeches.”

The paper concentrates on an argument with Sir John Simon, British Foreign Secretary, asking “why so much noise about a few thousand ousted German Jews?” Other papers which report the Commons discussion, offer no comment.

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