Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

Germans Warned Against Molesting Jews at Olympics

February 11, 1936
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

German athletes and visitors to the Winter Olympic games at Germisch-Partenkirchen have been privately instructed by the authorities, it was learned today, to refrain from all anti-Jewish manifestations and comments until after the games have ended in order to avoid “offending the Spanish athletes, whose features are ‘non-Aryan’ looking.”

Recommended from JTA