PARIS (Sep. 17)
The International League Against Anti-Semitism issued a public protest today against plans for creation of a club dedicated to perpetuation of the memory of a major French anti-Semite of the Dreyfus Affair period.
The sponsoring organization is made up mainly of extreme rightwing elements openly professing a virulent anti–Semitism and venerating Rene Drummont, whom it considers “the father of French anti-Semitism.”
Drummont published newspaper which advocated violert anti-Semitism. He also wrote, “Jewish France, ” which is considered the “Frenchman’s anti-Semitic Bible. ” The League protest contained an appeal to French public opinion and to “all true Democrats” to oppose the newly created body which it called “an insult to France and democracy.”