Praha (Jul. 1)
Returning from an extensive visit in Germany, where he made the first comprehensive survey of the Jewish position there for the past several months, a special correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today disclosed that decisions to intensify the anti-Semitic campaign in Germany were adopted at a series of conferences of the district leaders of the National Socialist Party.
Despite all official protestations to the contrary, Nazi chieftains, he learned, are determined to wage a more ruthless anti-Jewish drive than hitherto. According to a statement by M. Jahn, an official in Goebbel’s Ministry of Propaganda, more vigorous methods will be adopted against the Jews in the very near future.
In government circles, however, this renewed anti-Semitic vigor is viewed with a certain amount of anxiety. Leaders of the anti-Semitic movement have been urged to tone down their propaganda somewhat so as not to render even more bitter the feeling of world-Jewry for the Hitler regime.
The government is especially anxious not to exacerbate Jewish feelings at this time, when the Third Reich is engaged in a series of international negotiations of far-reaching significance. Fear is expressed lest the persecution of the Jews be made the subject of diplomatic representations which might interfere with the present negotiations.
It is felt that resentment over the treatment of the Jews in Ger-