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Wisconsin Treasurer Punctures Anti-jewish Myth

September 5, 1923
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The myth that is being circulated about the country “that the Jews are rapidly approaching financial and commercial control of this country” was exploded by Solomon Levitan, State Treasurer of Wisconsin, in an address before the Northern Council of the B’nai Brith meeting here.

“Never was there a greater illusion. The great mass of our people is composed of hard working folks at the bottom layer of the struggle for existence or barely rising above it.

“We have in our country one man who, through his antagonism towards the Jews, is trying to raise himself to the highest political position in the land, but his agitation is built on falsehood and it cannot stand. History has shown that we always have had some Haman, but always we have overcome their evil influence. Think of the countries that have oppressed the Jews, where are they today? Fate has visited justice on them.”

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