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Angriff Attacks Jews; Jewish Graves Desecrated

June 29, 1934
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(Reprinted from Yesterday’s Late Edition)

Continuing Nazi efforts to arouse a new outburst of feeling against the Jews in order to divert attention from the war between the Nazi storm troops and the Stahlhelm, Der Angriff, newspaper owned by Propaganda Minister Goebbels, tonight demands that an “example” should be made of the Jews who it reported were arrested last night at a secret meeting held behind closed doors and carefully curtained windows. The meeting, said the paper, was held “for seditious discussion” of the position of the Jews in Europe today. The article was printed under the caption, “Treachery.”


Reflecting General Goering’s anti-Semitic utterances at Hamburg yesterday, an anti-Jewish slogan was cut into the tombstone on the grave of Gabriel Riesser, advocate of Jewish emancipation in Germany in the 19th century, who is buried in the Jewish cemetery at Hamburg. Nineteen stones were desecrated by vandals, some being completely destroyed.

The custodian of the cemetery complained to the authorities of repeated stone-throwing by vandals and continual insults hurled at him.

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