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Nazi Official Lists 4 “main Causes” for Jewish Problem

April 18, 1937
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A Propaganda Ministry official, Dr. Ziegler, today listed four alleged “main causes” that prompted the world to “reconsider” the Jewish problem.

Addressing the College of Politics, a section of the Berlin University, he named them as:

1.–“Disintegration of the liberal regime” (in Germany);

2.–“Growth of Jewish influence since the industrial revolution;”

3.–“Controlling position gained by Jews through influencing public opinion as well as cultural and industrial life in countries of adoption;”

4.–“Different structure of Jewry’s social life, which seems to have no connection with the soil.”

“These causes,” Dr. Ziegler explained, “were to be observed the world over, having the effect of creating a Jewish problem in every country.

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