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Renewed Anti-jewish Drive Marks Easter in Reich

Renewal of the anti-Jewish campaign and new anti-Jewish discriminations in several parts of Germany marked the Easter week-end.

The campaign of propaganda against Jews was featured by an appeal in the National Socialist Monatshefts, official Nazi organ, to the German nation to study the Jewish question. The appeal is supplemented by a list of publications containing information on the question as it manifests itself in all parts of the world.

Embodied in the appeal is the declaration that the Nuremberg laws are sufficient to meet the Jewish situation in Germany, but not for the world fight against the Jews.

Party members are urged by the periodical to familiarize themselves with a list of 1,200 Jewish and “non-Aryan” authors whose works are published in Germany, in order to boycott them.

Anti-Jewish discriminations reported over the week-end include the following:

Officers and privates of the Reichswehr were instructed not to patronize Jewish enterprises.

The Ministry of the Interior notified Jewish owners of drug stores throughout Germany that they must transfer their shops to “Aryans.” No final date for compliance with the order is specified in the notice. According to the 1933 census, there are 657 Jewish-owned drug stores in Germany.

Jewish peddlers in the State of Hessen henceforth will not be licensed, in accordance with an order which brands them as an “unreliable element.”

The city of Lehr, site of Germany’s largest cattle market, set aside a special entrance to the market for Jewish cattle dealers.

In a number of cities in East Prussia, Mecklenburg and Pommern, Jewish traveling salesmen were barred from “Aryan” hotels and rooming houses.

The Frankfurter Volksblatt has begun publication of a special page labeled “Guide to Aryan Firms in Frankfurt”, the purpose of which is to facilitate the boycott of Jewish shops.

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