Dr. Luther Snappish at Query on Status of Jews in Germany
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Dr. Luther Snappish at Query on Status of Jews in Germany

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Dr. Hans Luther, German Ambassador to the United States, returned to his post in this country on the steamer Columbus, of the North German Lloyd, which docked early Friday morning. The ambassador returned with a rosy picture of the new German regime which he obligingly painted for the assembled newspapermen but declared very sharply that he knew nothing at all of any discriminatory regulations against the German Jews.

Dr. Luther, who has been in Germany for the last two months, declared that the chief impression derived from his visit is the great progress that has been made in Germany in the organization of the new state, the effort to end unemployment and the change from revolutionary to evolutionary methods.

“The thing that struck me most during my stay in Germany,” said Dr. Luther, “was the rapid strides that are being made in the reorganization of the state, politically, culturally and in the field of religion. Any comparison of the old state and the new shows the tremendous progress in changing the structure of the state to the new strong creation that it is now. Many new regulations have been issued and while they are not definitive, they have created a strong feeling among the German people in favor of the new state.”


Here the Jewish Telegraphic Agency representative asked, “Mr. Ambassador, is it not true that the new regulations discriminate strongly against the Jews,” The ambassa-

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