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A. J. C. Study Establishes Anti-semitism Still Popular Among Germans

Germany’s Ambassador to the United States and the president of the American Jewish Congress agreed this week-end that efforts to wipe out anti-Semitism and strengthen democracy in Germany must be pursued with full vigor if the Federal Republic is to gain the confidence of the free world.

German Ambassador Wilhelm G. Grewe and Rabbi Joachim Prinz spoke at a press conference here at which Dr. Prinz presented the German diplomat with the first copy of a 63-page study by the American Jewish Congress entitled “The German Dilemma–An Appraisal of Anti-Semitism, Ultra-Nationalism and Democracy in West Germany.”

The study reports that Germany has made “immense progress” in her development from Nazi dictatorship to the democracy of the Adenauer regime. But it warns that while the government has accepted the obligation to make material a mends to the victims of Nazism, anti-Semitism remains a popular sentiment among the German people.

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