Jewish newspapers were prohibited today from reporting anything about the activities of Jews on Olympic teams or to comment on participation of Jews in next month’s games.
One of the purposes of this measure was believed to be to prevent Jewish papers in the Reich from mentioning that Greta Bergmann, a champion high-jumper and one of the two “non-Aryan” member of the German Olympic team, has been eliminated from competition.
Jewish pensions in Berlin announced that they will be open to accommodate foreign guests. However, since they cannot fly the swastika under regulations restricting display of the national flag to “Aryans,” only Jewish guests are expected to patronize these boarding-houses.
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