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Histadrut Convention Warns World Against the ‘plague’ of Anti-semitism

February 8, 1960
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The ninth convention of the Histadrut issued a solemn warning to the world today that the ultimate target of Nazism and Fascism was not Jews but democracy and human rights.

The 900 delegates, in a resolution to that effect, called on all labor and progressive forces to raise their voice against the “plague” of anti-Semitism before “it is too late.” The resolution said that while Jews were always the first victims of Nazism and Fascism, the real goals were the destruction of democracy, abolition of human rights and subordination of man, the “kindling of the wild instinct in men” and the undermining of cultural achievements.

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