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London Paper Ridicules Nazi Bid to Jewish Refugees

September 20, 1939
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The Star today characterized as a “new cynical version of ‘return home, all will be forgiven,’ “the current appeals by Nazi consulates to emigrated Jewish doctors and engineers to return to Germany.

In an article captioned, “Germany Needs the Jews,” the Star said: “(The Nazis) little know the people on whom they have been heaping persecution and insult if they think they will respond to a new cynical version of ‘return home, all will be forgive.’ The Jews are not people of short memories.

“The fact that the Nazis are in dire need of experts to help them prosecute the war is no inducement, but is very opportune. I can only see in this ridiculous announcement new evidence that black error is as stupid as it is blind. Nothing could save a Government so besotted with hatred that it does not realize what its hatred must look like to all normal men.”

It was reported that 200 world-famous refugee scientists in England would refuse Hitler’s invitation.

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