German-jewish Groups to Plan Stand on German Day; German Vereins Aid Fete
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German-jewish Groups to Plan Stand on German Day; German Vereins Aid Fete

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Robert Rosenbaum, president of the Federation of German Jewish Societies, announced yesterday that a meeting of all German-Jewish vereins will take place the latter part of the week for the purpose of considering the Jewish attitude to be taken on the projected German Day celebration on December 6 at Madison Square Garden.

It is expected that the first guns of opposition to the affair, which will display the swastika emblem, will be sounded at the meeting.

Mr. Rosenbaum said that many leaders of Jewish societies have indicated an eagerness to take action on the matter and define their viewpoint on plans being set forth by the Steuben Society, sponsors of the affair.


While no definite plans for the program of the celebration have been completed as yet, the week-end saw additional support of German societies being swung to the {SPAN}S#euben{/SPAN} Society.

The United Plattdeutsch Vereins on Sunday unanimously voted to take part in the celebration, and at the same time the Schwaben Verein of New York warmly applauded their president, Christian Schwarz, when he called upon them to present a united German front at the festivaties and urged all Germans and those of German descent to “fight for a place in the sun” for their fatherland. Mr. Schwarz’s plea was made at the church fest of the verein Sunday night at Ebling’s Casino.

At the meeting of the Plattdeutsch Vereins, the president, William G. Fust, demanded that the various organizations represented be present at the German Day celebration. One thousand tickets for the affair were distributed among those attending the Sunday session in the German Free Mason Temple.

President Fust was granted special powers of calling the vereins together at a later date in the event of incidents which might affect the celebration.

The vereins adopted a resolution proposed by Gustav Wieboldt, chairman of the New York State Council of the Steuben Society, that all Ger-

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