Berlin (Dec. 16)
A high-powered anti-Jewish campaign is now in progress throughout Germany in connection with pre-Christmas trade despite the repeated orders by Minister of Economics Hjalmer Schacht that Jewish traders are not to be molested.
Exhorting the purchasers of Christmas goods “not to betray Germany” and to avoid Jewish shops, Nazi groups in many towns have been leading campaigns against Jewish stores and stationing pickets before others. Posters threatening “Aryans” who trade with Jews are prominently displayed by the pickets, and would-be purchasers are frequently met by bands of Hitler youths shouting anti-Jewish slogans.
In Worms Jewish shops have been plastered with yellow handbills bearing cartoons of the ghetto badge which Jews were forced to wear during the Middle Ages. A Nazi slogan surrounds the cartoon.
The activities of pickets in Her-