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Nazi Paper Calls Bernhard Insane for “reparations” Demand for Jews

The Sunday Referee in London quotes the Deutsche Zeitung, an organ of the Nazi party in Germany, on the first article to appear in the Jewish Daily Bulletin from the pen of George Bernhard, in the following vein: “Still more touching is the case of the former editor of the ‘Vossische Zeitung’ and former professor at the Commercial High School, Georg Bernhard, who has obviously gone out of his mind under the influence of the events of January 30.

“This pitiable object wrote an article in a New York Jewish paper, in which in all seriousness he called for the appointment of a Jewish ‘Reparations Commission’ with the object of estimating the damages done to the Jews in Germany and collecting the necessary compensation.

“It is to be hoped that the Jewish Assistance Associations have already taken steps to accommodate this apparently incurable mental case in an asylum.”

A second article which appeared in the Deutsche Zeitung continued in the same vein: “One would in Germany readily take up the idea of Georg Bernhard, and set up a Reparations Commission, which would see that national Germany indemnified itself at the cost of the property left behind by those (Jewish) apostles of filth.

“The education of family relatives, like those of Herr Scheidemann, in concentration camps, is also to be recommended as a salutary measure.”

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