London (Aug. 4)
The project to settle 250,000 German Jews in Palestine, which the American delegation will sponsor at the World Zionist Congress in Prague later this month, is dismissed as fantastic in today’s London Evening Standard, one of the Beaverbrook newspapers.
It is impossible for Palestine to support immigration to this extent, the paper claims. Referring to the Jewish demand for the opening of Transjordania for Jewish settlement, the paper asserts that the British view is that Transjordania must remain a purely Arab country.
In the same issue of the Evening Standard, the German Crown Prince, Wilhelm, irrevocably commits himself to Hitlerism. In a signed article prominently featured in the paper he asserts that although the foreign press is trumpeting daily tales of violence and persecution, as in the days of the World War, the Hitler revolution was justified.
“I am convinced the whole cultural world will thank Hitler for saving Germany and entire civilization from Bolshevism,” says Wilhelm.
The Beaverbrook papers have lately been enthusiastically praising Hitler. Ralph D. Blumenfeld, who recently retired as chairman of the board of the Beaverbrook organization and as editor of the Beaverbrook London Express, has become one of the strongest defenders of the anti-Nazi boycott movement and one of Hitler’s severest critics.