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Jewish Lawyer Attacks Jews at Sedition Trial; Claims Instigated by “professional Jews”

Henry H. Klein, New York Jewish lawyer, who is serving as defense attorney for Eugene N. Sanctuary, one of the 29 defendants, charged today that the mass-sedition trial was “instigated by so-called professional Jews who make a business of preying on other Jews by scaring them into the belief that their lives and their property are in danger through threatened pogroms in the United States.”

Klein said that he had taken over Sanctuary’s defense “in order to awaken the Jewish people of the United States to the tremendous wrong that is being done them by a handful of self-important Jewish political madmen.” He referred to Dr. Stephen S. Wise as a “political rabbi.”

Joseph H. Bibrey, attorney for Frank K. Ferenz, said, “My client has indulged in anti-Semitism, but that is not a sin. We all have a little of it.”