Britain Reported Protesting to Berlin

Sir Nevile Henderson, British Ambassador to Germany, has made representations to the German Foreign Office regarding arrests of Jews, the Daily Herald reported today. Sir Nevile was believed to have stated that Britain intended to protect the assets and interests of British Jews, the report said.

The Berlin correspondent of the Daily Telegraph declared in connection with the current German anti-Jewish campaign that the Berlin public appeared bored, if not disgusted, by its continuation. There is not the slightest sign of general hostility to Jewish shopkeepers, the correspondent asserted, and it may be this lack of racial fanaticism which had caused Nazi leaders to endeavor to whip up public anger.

The plight of the Jews was made the subject of special note in the annual unified statement of the Church of England Missionary Council. After describing the persecution, the statement declared that the Jews raised more than £2,000,000 ($10,000,000) for their suffering brethren and were also extending aid to “non-Aryan” Christians, while Christian churches had raised a small amount for “non-Aryan” Christians. “There appears to be something lacking in our sense of unity of the body of Christ,” the statement said.

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