GENEVA (Dec. 20)
The publisher of a novel attacked by the Jewish community and the Swiss press as anti-Semitic has agreed to withdraw it from circulation, it was reported here today.
The novel, “Amram Bela” by F.H. Acherman, tells the story of the son of a Jewish millionaire and lays the blame for the world’s ills on “Jewish free masonry” and the “Jewish conspiracy.”
“Israelitisches Wochenblatt,” Switzerland’s chief Jewish weekly, reports that the book’s publisher, Otto Walter, has declared that the “public attack and harm” which the novel has caused influenced him to decide not to print any more copies and to halt all sales after the first edition is sold out. He said he is withdrawing all advertisements for the book.