NEW YORK (Jan. 31)
Warning that the campaign against the Polish Government’s policy on the Jews will “swell the current of anti-Semitism” and cause “uncontrollable action on the part of many in Poland” is given to Dr. Samuel Margoshes in a letter from the New York district of the Guild of Polish Newspapermen in America.
The letter, signed by Felix Poplawski, president, and Thomas Jachimiak, secretary, is printed as an advertisement in the New York Times and follows an open letter to the Polish Consul-General from Dr. Margoshes indicting Poland’s policy on the Jews, also printed as an advertisement in the Times.
The letter holds it injust to blame the Polish Government for anti-Semitism, which is attributed to economic changes, the Jews’ failure to become assimilated, alleged large representation of Jews among the Polish Communists and “religious fanaticism,” and repeatedly warns of a “reaction” against the Jews that may follow Jewish protests here.
In addition, the Polish newspapermen maintain “there must be something wrong somewhere if millions and millions of Germans, Arabs, Hungarians, Rumanians, French, Englishmen, Italians, Poles, Russians, Americans, etc., nurse antipathy toward the Jews” and charge Dr. Margoshes with using “the club of international Jewry.”
“Neither Jew nor Christian has offered a sane solution (to the Jewish problem) except emigration,” the letter states.