Moscow Charged with Following Czarist Pattern of Anti-jewish Propaganda

“The tactics of Soviet anti-Semitic propaganda follow closely the pattern established some 80 years ago by the Czarist regime.” The Christian Science Monitor writes today in an article analyzing the anti-Jewish propaganda conducted by Soviet newspapers.

The leading American newspaper says that the Soviet propaganda machine “uses the same trumped-up charges against Jews and appeals to the same emotions in the population” as did the anti-Semitic press in Czarist Russia. “The Russian pogroms at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries which shocked the world were the outcome, and more than one Soviet Jew has asked what the result will be this time,” the article stresses.

The paper quotes from articles against Jews which have appeared in various Soviet newspapers in the Ukraine, Byelorussian, Okolona and Kazakhstan, It cites especially an anti-Jewish broadcast of the Ukrainian radio station in Kirovograd. ”The attacks against Jewish religion occupy first place in the anti-Semitic campaign.” the analysis establishes, adding that “during the past 12 months, these attacks have steadily increased in number as well as in violence.”

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