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“One might think that the whole affair was a bankruptcy sale and that the Jews of Palestine were endeavoring to salvage a few bargains for themselves.”

—Abba Hillel Silver.

“World Jewry will tolerate no dealings with Germany and will denounce anybody that dares thus to sell our birthright for a mess of pottage.” —Samuel Untermyer.


“Hitler is Mussolini—in waltz time.”

—Anonymous American.

“It is Hitler versus the world—not simply Hitler versus Jews.”

—Cyrus Adler.

“Hitlerism enables us to convert all Jews to Zionism.”

—Nahum Sokolow.

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