BERNE (Jan. 1)
The German press reaching here today reports that Hitler has ordered that one of the confiscated Jewish villas in a fashionable Berlin suburb be assigned to the ex-Mufti of Jerusalem as a permanent residence. The ex-Mufti is to make his home in the villa “for the duration of the war,” the Voelkischer Beobechter states.
A number of Arabs residing in Germany have been assigned by the Nazi Ministry of Propaganda to act as staff members to the ex-Mufti in his pro-Nazi propaganda broadcasts over the German radio to Arab countries. An Arab doctor, Abu Ganima, has been assigned to the ex-Mufti to attend to his health which is reported to be much impaired ever since he made his flight from the British in Iraq.
The German radio reported last night that the ex-Mufti received in his home in Berlin a number of Japanese correspondents whom he informed of his activities aimed at provoking an Arab revolt “against the British and the Jews.”