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Hate of Anti-semites Follows Prof. Lessing to Czechoslovakia

October 26, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The rage of anti-Semitic German students against Professor Theodor Lessing, formerly of the Hanover Technical College, followed him on his lecture tour in Czechoslovakia.

When Professor Lessing was about to deliver his lecture at Bruenn. German students interrupted the meeting, throwing gas bombs into the audience. They demonstrated, demanding the cancellation of the lecture. The police intervened and restored order.

Professor Lessing was invited by the Zionist Organization of Czechoslovakia to make a lecture tour here following the strike against him called by the anti-Semitic students of the Hanover Technical College.

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