Hatikvah Will Vie with Nazilied in Gatherings at Mecca Temple
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Hatikvah Will Vie with Nazilied in Gatherings at Mecca Temple

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The tuneful Hatikvah, Hebrew national anthem, will clash in horrible discord with the guttural Horst Wessel Lied, Nazi hymn of hatred for Jewry, in the Mecca Temple building tomorrow night.

While Vladimir Jabotinsky, world Zionist Revisionist leader who arrives here today and who makes his first public appearance at the Mecca Temple tomorrow night, is exhorting his listeners to new fervor in behalf of a Jewish State in Palestine, a Nazi group in another room of the building will be celebrating the second anniversary of Hitler’s ascension to power in Germany.

The Nazi meeting will be under the auspices of the Deutsche Gemeindeschaft, which Dr. Ignatz T. Griebl, notorious for participation in American pro-Hitler affairs in the past, describes as “a cultural group, devoted to encouraging interest in such things as literature and music.”


Preliminary announcements of the celebration have listed Dr. Hans Borchers, Hitler’s consul here, as a speaker, although Dr. Griebl, who will be master of ceremonies tomorrow night, said yesterday that the Nazi official probably will be unable to attend.

“We do expect a vice-consul or

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