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German Authorities Asked to Check Anti-semitic Propaganda

An appeal to the German authorities to take steps against the viciously anti-Semitic writings of Mathilde Ludendorff, widow of the late German Field Marshal, was voiced here at the annual meeting of the West German Coordinating Council of Society for Christian-Jewish Cooperation.

The appeal was made by Erich Lueth, press Chief of Hamburg and head of the “Peace with Israel” movement who recently visited the Jewish State. Mr. Lueth sounded the same warning note as the central German trade union organ, which has repeatedly demanded that the flood of Ludendorff pamphlets and magazines be stopped. Mrs. Ludendorff, the founder of a neo-pagan cult, was barred from publishing under her own name by a degasification court some years ago, but she blatantly circumvents this prohibition.

At the same meeting, Leopold Goldschmidt, of Frankfurt, was elected executive secretary of the Coordinating Council. Mr. Goldschmidt, a former newspaperman, represents the Jewish population of the U.S. Zone in the directorate of the Central Council of the Jews in Germany.

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