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October 8, 1934
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A new attack on the foreign correspondents in Germany as being the hirelings of the world wide Jewish press was made in today’s Der Deutsche, organ of Dr. Robert Ley, head of the Labor Front.

This slur was made in connection with an announcement of a book just published by a Greek woman journalist, a Dr. Karaiskakis, in which she praises the Nazi regime, devoting two chapters to the Jewish question and justifying the Nazi tactics in regard to Jews.

It is interesting to note that this journalist is pointed out by Dr. Ley’s paper as an example of reliable journalism against the horde of other correspondents who dare to take opposing views to Nazism.


Only recently a categorical denial by Premier Tsaldaris of Greece of an interview he was alleged to have given the woman journalist in regard to the Greek attitude on Soviet entrance into the League had to be published.

Premier Tsaldaris declared that Dr. Karaiskakis not only distorted what he actually said but went so far as to invent essential parts of the interview.

Another anti-Semitic publication is announced in today’s Der Angriff, that of “Signale der Neuen Zeit” by Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels. A paragraph in the announcement, headed “Jewish Insolence,” cites quotations in Dr. Goebbels’s book, taken from the works of Gumbel, Theodor Lessing, Ernst Toller and Arnold Zweig, to illustrate so-called insolent remarks made by these literary personages with regard to German culture.

“Therefore,” Dr. Goebbels adds, “it is no wonder that the German revolution had to free itself of this spiritual yoke.”

The reinforced anti – Jewish propaganda which manifests itself through announcements of books, such as these, proves that the Jewish question has not been relegated into the background by the economic problems facing the Reich.

This is also to be seen from the continuance of racial exhibitions in many towns of the Reich, where the “inferiority of the Jewish race” is emphasized in various ways and means. A new exhibition of this type was opened today in the Citadel in Mainz, which is scheduled to last until January.

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