Germans Warned Against Molesting Jews at Olympics
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Germans Warned Against Molesting Jews at Olympics

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German athletes and visitors to the Winter Olympic games at Germisch-Partenkirchen have been privately instructed by the authorities, it was learned today, to refrain from all anti-Jewish manifestations and comments until after the games have ended in order to avoid “offending the Spanish athletes, whose features are ‘non-Aryan’ looking.”

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