New Nazi Tax on Jews Reveals Turmoil in Reich Economy, Post Holds
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New Nazi Tax on Jews Reveals Turmoil in Reich Economy, Post Holds

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The New York Post said editorially today that the new five percent tax levied by the Nazis on all Jewish property “indicates the turmoil within the German economy.”

“For eleven months,” the editorial declares, “the sadistic pogrom against the Jews has been conducted with reduced energy. Not long ago the Government even appealed to German Jewish doctors, who had escaped, to return to their country and relieve the shortage of medical staff. We might expect a nation at war, faced with the problem of financing wartime expenditures, to pass some sort of capital levy, as Great Britain has done. But a well ordered nation in which the determination to fight is universal obtains financial help from all the people. It does not heap the burden, as Germany has done, upon those of one religion, making them at once the excuse and the chief sufferers for the military conflict.”

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