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To the Editor, Jewish Daily Bulletin:

I have just arrived from Argentina, where I have lived for twenty-two years, and I must protest against the story sent you from Beunos Aires by A. L. Korber. The incidents as therein narrated are, to the best of my knowledge, truthfully told, but I object to the alarming deductions of the writer.

Argentinians of Jewish faith and Argentinians of other persuasions have long lived in harmony, and just because of a few scattered occurrences here and there it is not right to speak of “preparing the ground for anti-Semitism.”

Mr. Kober seems to be highly apprehensive concerning the Nazi movement. Believe me, the Nazis are in a laughable minority at the present time and, unless more than two decades of life spent in Argentina are of no value, the few Ar-#########nomic situation, are now favorable to Nazism will soon see the error of their ways.

Pedro S. Feldmann. New York City. November 7, 1934.

PRAISE FOR FATHER COUGHLIN

To the Editor, Jewish Daily Bulletin:

Father Coughlin is to be praised warmly by all right-thinking Jews for his recent radio address in which he denounced racial and religious bigotry and called on Jews and non-Jews to stand together.

Father Coughlin has long had a place in the hearts of all people, regardless of creed, who approve of a man of standing fighting in the interests of the abused, honestly and energetically, and I think it a pity that men can be so vicious as to try to make us Jews doubt Father Coughlin’s fair attitude.

Mrs. M. Rothengoff. ###

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