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Spurn Jews, Edict of Nazi Labor Front

The Nazi Labor Front, which is headed by Dr. Robert Ley and which includes millions of German workers, has embarked on a bitter anti-Jewish campaign to convince the workers of Germany that “association with Jews, even with decent Jews, is immoral and harmful” because the Jews are a menace to Nazi Germany.

Over 1,250 mass meetings, which the workers are obliged to attend, have been held for this purpose in the districts around Cologne and Aachen. Germans attending the meetings were warned that “any German who patronizes Jewish shops is damaging Germany.”

Many high Nazi officials in the provinces are opposed to the campaign, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent learned, and express regret about injustices to Jews, but they claim that orders for the campaign were issued from above and they are powerless to halt the new wave of anti-Jewish agitation.

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