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Anti-semitism, Killing of Jews Reportedly Anvocated in Spain

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A Spanish diary, openly sold and widely distributed in the Spanish province of Catalognia, unashamedly calls for the “killing of Jews,” it was reported here today. The diary, on the page for March 25, 1965, has a short poem which reads: “Jesus has been resurrected–the time has come to pick up your hammers and kill the Jews.”

Recent Spanish publications, including school texts, contain other anti-Semtic material. A school primer for 7-year-olds has a special chapter on the “real nature” of the Jews. The chapter consists mainly of a “description” of ritual murders allegedly perpetrated by Jews in the Middle Ages.

That chapter is followed by a number of “suggestions” for the teacher, including such proposals as: “Ask your class for other examples of Jewish treachery and murder” and “ask the class whether they would be brave enough to defy the Jewish killers, like the boy in the story, for the sake of the Catholic religion.”

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