GENEVA (Jul. 10)
Creation of a French totalitarian state to succeed the Third Republic has been accompanied by the beginning of an anti-Semitic campaign in French newspapers.
La Petite Gironde publishes an article attacking Jews, particularly German refugees, as “repaying French hospitality by harming the State.” The article asserts that after many years in which they enjoyed the hospitality and kindness of France, the Jews are now trying to escape with gold and diamonds.
France, the paper states, will never again be so “naive” as to give hospitality to the Jews.
Le Journal and Paris-Soir have also adopted an anti-Semitic stand. A new Paris paper, France at Work, is agitating against the Jews, declaring that as part of “our new world” there is no place in France for Jews, advocating their isolation on such islands as Madagascar.