Berlin (Oct. 28)
The disturbances in Palestine are a direct consequence of Nazi agitation, according to the declaration of the Nazi leader, Schopman, addressing a meeting of Nazis in the municipal theatre in Koepeneck.
“The Hitler achievement is not confined to Germany,” Schopman told his audience,” but it has succeeded in stimulating national self-consciousness in other countries which is best testified to by the events in Palestine.”
Der Angriff, newspaper popularly associated with Dr. Goebbels, Nazi propaganda chief, editorially comments tonight on the so-called Arab revolt and attempts to justify it. It remarks sarcastically on the efforts of England, the mandatory power, to protect the Jewish population in Palestine and declares that “the Jews know how to provoke a people until there is bloodshed.”
The remainder of the German press, while reporting Palestine developments, refrains from commenting on them. Enormous interest is shown by the Jewish people here who are besieging the Jewish Telegraphic Agency offices for the latest news from Palestine. The tremendous interest shown by them in this case is a remarkable instance of how, in recent months, Palestine has grown to occupy an important place in German Jewish considerations.