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French Jews Assail ‘reservation’

A manifesto against Nazi persecution has been published by the Consistoire Israelite of France and Algeria over the signatures of Baron Edouard de Rothschild, Chief Rabbi Issaye Schwartz and other Jewish leaders. It expresses the sympathy of French Jews for “all victims of the Nazis in Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland.”

Meanwhile, Henri Kerllis, prominent French editor and parliamentarian, in a two-column editorial on the front page of L’Epoque, charges that Nazi propagandists have been concentrating their anti-Semitic propaganda in French territory on stirring up separatist movements in Alsace, Tunis, Morocco and Algeria and urges that anti-Semitism be fought in France, England and America as a tool used by Hitler, Goebbels and Ribbentrop to destroy unity within democratic nations.