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The Edinburg Evening Disputch, in an editorial on the effects of the Jewish boycott on Germany, says:

The Jewish boycott of German industry is not much in the public eye because its results are not open to observation. But it is a deadly weapon nevertheless, and is doing grave damage to the German export trade.

This will be plain when one reflects on the enormous influence that the Jewish commercial classes wield in almost every quarter of the globe. There is not a city in Europe or America which has not its Jewish men of business, many of them operating on a large scale, and even though there may not be unanimity in the movement, there is sufficient combination for effective action. A contract diverted here, another there, and that repeated wherever Jews are found, is enough to make an enormous total in the course of the year.

The Nazis may have learned by this time that they committed two major blunders when they took to persecuting the Jews and intefering with the religion of the German people.

REICH RULERS BLIND TO HISTORY’S TEACHING

The Daily Herdld of London, in an editorial entitled “Blind to History”, says:

The new German Citizenship Law is yet another example of the denial of political and social liberty which characterizes the Nazi State.

In its outlawry of the Jewish people from all effective rights and services, Germany is carried a stage still further along the dangerous road it has chosen to march.

What is remarkable is that the rulers of Germany should be so blind to the lessons of history.

Dictators in the past have been guilty of many mistakes, but surely none so bad as making a common enemy of the Jewish community, the Christian Church, and every section of progressive world opinion.

LIKENS USSISHKIN TO BIBLICAL JUDGES

The Spokesman, of Louisville, Ky., publishes the following editorial on M. M. Ussishkin, the head of the Jewish National Fund:

A heroic figure reminiscent of the Judges of Biblical days is M. M. Ussishkin, founder and leader of the Jewish National Fund, that group which acquires Palestine land in perpetuity for the Jewish people. Although thirty-three years old, having been founded in 1902, the Jewish National Fund only now is realizing the general acclaim it has deserved these many years.

Against the Jewish National Fund there can be no objection from anyone, from any faction.

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