Life of North American Jewry in Review
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Life of North American Jewry in Review

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The charge that Jews, although infinitesimal and inconsequential in number, have deprived Germany of a birthright which belongs to the native citizens of Germany is answered in a most masterful way by Salmon O. Levinson, chairman of the Chicago Committee for the Defense of Human Rights Against Nazism, in his recent statement, “Falsity of Nazi Propaganda,” declared Max M. Korshak, master in chancery of the Circuit Court of Cook County, in commenting on Mr. Levinson’s defiance to misleading Nazi propaganda.

“This statement,” Mr. Korshak continued, “to an unbiased and unprejudiced mind, strips the Nazi regime of any possible provocation for its ruthless deprivation of the fundamental rights of human beings by a regime constructed on a foundation of sand and at this very moment tottering on the abyss of destruction.”

Of especial interest, Mr. Korshak points out, is the answer of Mr. Levinson tearing to shreds the excuses given by the Nazis to justify their inhuman attitude towards the Jews in Germany and throughout the world.

“For those who have studied Germany’s defiance of world opinion,” he said, “it is surprising that Germany should even desire to make any excuses to justify her present attitude against Jewry. But the acts committed against Jewry in Germany are so revolting in character that they have even affected, if only to a slight extent, the sensibilities of the Nazi regime, who feels that maybe some explanation should be given to the outside world.”

In conclusion, Mr. Korshak pointed out that any document written by Mr. Levinson commands attention. “Mr. Levinson has enshrined himself in the hearts of mankind throughout the civilized world. His efforts to establish world peace and better understanding among the peoples of the earth have built for him a monument which will endure long after the Napoleons and Wellingtons and the other great warriors have been forgotten.”

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