BERLIN (Sep. 23)
The Gestapo, secret State police, today arrested two more Zionist leaders, Franz Meyer and Benno Cohen, members of the German Zionist Federation’s council.
As in the case of Rabbi Emil Bernhard Cohn, 55-year-old Zionist scholar and writer who was seized Sunday, no reasons were given for the detentions.
The arrests have had no visible effect on the offices of the Federation, which are working normally. Rabbi Cohn’s arrest is the second in the space of a year. He was seized on Dec. 20, 1935 and held for eighteen days on a charge of criticizing the Nuremberg “ghetto” laws in an address at Kopenick.