Leipzig, Germany (Oct. 3)
Further anti-Jewish measures in the Reich are not likely but there is no intention of restoring the rights already withdrawn from the Jews, Commissar of Justice Frank declared today, addressing the session of the All-German Jurists Convention.
“The problem of the anti-Jewish attitude has been practically solved through numerous laws in the past few months,” Frank stated, “and the present desire of the government is to discontinue further anti-Jewish actions and establish before the world that, within the limit of the German law, Jews living in Germany can continue their work unhindered.”
To avoid misinterpretation, the Nazi commissar repeatedly stressed that there was no intention of revoking the present restrictions.
“We are anti-Semites and we were anti-Semites from the first,” he declared, “but we are not anti-Semites because we hate the Jews, but because we love the German nation.”
Despite Frank’s speech pointing out an end to anti-Jewish legislation, the convention demanded issuance of a government decree prohibiting Jews and Negroes from intermarrying with Aryans.