The Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith issued a statement this afternoon, expressing distrust in Adolph Hitler’s Chancellorship, and expressing faith that President Paul von Hindenburg will prevent any infringement upon the constitutional rights of the Jews, and its own determination to defend the rights of the Jews.
The statement declared: “We naturally view with the greatest distrust a cabinet in which the Nazis occupy the weightiest positions. We await its acts. We look upon the president of the Reich as a pillar of peace in changing occurrences. We place our trust in his sense of justice and his fidelity to the constitution. We are convinced that none will dare to infringe upon our constitutional rights. Any attempt to the contrary will meet with our most determined position for the defense of our constitutional rights. Our slogan today is: ‘We calmly wait.'”
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