ghettos

  • Nazis Launch New Eviction Drive; Ghetto Plan Seen Not Dropped

    The Nazi Party today lined up all “Aryans” behind a new extra-legal campaign to oust Jews from “Aryan”-owned houses. Hundreds of German tenants have already signed petitions distributed by Nazis from house to house calling on landlords to evict Jewish tenants since “Germans and Jews cannot be expected to live under the same roof in… More ▸

  • “jim Crow” Trains for Jews Urged in Reich; Catholic Clergy Linked to Jews

    Das Schwarze Korps, organ of the black-shirted elite guards, demanded today that Jews be given special compartments in trains far from the sleeping berths used by “Aryans.” The paper also demanded that in regular coaches special ghetto seats be provided similar to the “Jim Crow” seats set apart for Negroes in the American South. ”… More ▸

  • New Expulsion Threat Hangs over 5,000-10,000 Reich Jews; Leaders Map Appeal to Nations

    Jewish leaders are considering an emergency appeal to foreign nations and to the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee to open immediate avenues of escape for 5,000 to 10,000 German and stateless Jews now under threat of expulsion. Nazi pressure against these thousands is growing daily and it is feared that mass expulsions similar to the deportation of… More ▸

  • Anti-semites Defeated in Polish Municipal Elections

    Despite a strong anti-Jewish campaign, marked by violence in some sections, radical anti-Semites were defeated in yesterday’s municipal elections here and in Lodz, official returns showed today. Of 100 seats in the Warsaw City Council, the governmental party won 39, the Polish Socialists 27, the Jewish Socialists 16, the Endeks (National Democrats) 11, the Naras… More ▸

  • Paris Press Attacks City Councilman for Anti-semitic Speech

    Newspapers today attacked a speech delivered at last night’s session of the Paris municipal Council by D’Arquier de Pellepoix during a discussion of aliens’ rights in France. Editorials called the anti-Semitic councilman “the Hitler of France.” De Pellepoix’s speech contained anti-Semitic assertions unprecedented in the council’s history. Urging that Jews be sent back to the… More ▸

  • Jewish-founded School in Warsaw Ousts Jews for Defying Ghetto Benches

    The Jewish-founded Wawelberg Technical High School, closed for a fortnight because of anti-Jewish disorders, opened today with the authorities capitulating to demands of anti-Semitic students that Jews be ordered segregated in “ghetto benches” on the left side of classrooms. When Jewish students refused to accept the restriction and remained standing during the classes they were… More ▸

  • News of Easing Anti-jewish Curbs Not Published in Reich

    A semi-official communique issued this morning and announcing to the world easing of the stringent anti-Jewish measures of the past few weeks remained unpublished in Germany late today. A check-up revealed that so far the communique, which announced that after Jan. I certain streets, Hotels and restaurants will again be open to Jews, and indignantly… More ▸

  • Ghetto Restrictions Planned in Danzig

    (Havas) Early establishment of Ghetto life for Danzig’s Jews was Predicted tonight as the Free City’s Nazi-dominated government continued to copy the latest anti-Semitic decrees promulgated in Germany. It was learned that Danzig citizens living abroad have received official instructions to return immediately or lose their citizenship. The measure applies equally to Jews, communists and… More ▸

  • Nazis Take Drivers’ Permits from Jews; Ban Use of Central Berlin Areas

    German Jewry awaited with deepening despair today the placing into effect of two drastic police decrees under which they are deprived of the right to drive automobiles and are banned from the central quarters of Berlin and all public entertainment centers. The automobile ban goes into effect Dec. 31, while the "ghettoization" decree becomes effective… More ▸