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Canadian Congress Opposes Private Trading with Germany

The Canadian Jewish Congress, representative organ of the Canadian Jewish community, continues to “look with disfavor upon trading with and importing German goods, “it was announced here today.

Replying to queries, the congress pointed out that “there is no contradiction in the fact that the Conference on Jewish Claims Against Germany and the State of Israel are dealing with Germany since the terms of their dealings are quite clear and negate any suggestion of forgiveness or expiation or other moral equations which are conditions precedent to the acceptance of Germany as an element in Jewish contracts.”

The congress statement referred to the action of its public relations committee on April 25, 1949 on dealing with Germany and said that those decisions “still accurately reflect our position.”