Nazis Deprive Lewald of Sports Posts

The odor Lewald, a “non-Aryan” of Jewish extraction and one of the foremost sports authorities in Germany, has been deprived by the Nazi regime of all his sports posts except the chairmanship of the technical committee organizing the forthcoming Berlin Olympiade, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency confirmed today.

Lewald was permitted to retain his post as head of the technical committee because his knowledge of sports throughout the world and his numerous connections are most essential to the work of that committee.

He has, however, been deprived of his post as president of the German Olympics Association and also the Reichs Sport Association.

The Olympics headquarters here today informed the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that it is not yet certain whether Lewald will go to the United States to make necessary arrangements there. If he does go it will not be before the Spring, it was stated.

Lewald is a member of the same family as Fanny Lewald, noted German woman writer and fighter for Jewish emancipation.

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