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World Conference Boycott Resolution

September 10, 1933
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The resolution adopted by the World Jewish Conference at Geneva on the boycott of German goods follows:

“The world Jewish conference notes with deepest satisfaction that from the beginning of the Hitler regime and its anti-Jewish laws and acts, the Jewish people instinctively and continuously resorted to the one immediately accessible weapon of self-defense, the moral and economic boycott.

“In the spirit of individual and collective self-respect, the Jewish people, through the boycott, affirm they cannot hold any economic or other relations with the Third Reich and believe the boycott must continue supported by many non-Jews in all lands who understand and sympathize with the Jewish people’s abhorrence of Nazi anti-Jewish precepts and practices.

“When the German Jewish boycott is to be ended entirely depends not on the Jewish people but on the Nazi government. This instrumentality of moral and economic pressure the Jews have been compelled reluctantly to adopt, utilize and not lay down until such time when the great wrong inflicted on the German Jews ends and the German Jews once again are placed in the position which was rightly their own before the accession of the Hitler government.

“This conference solemnly calls the Jewish people loyally to continue in their legitimate, honorable and peaceable resistance against th war waged by Hitlerism against the German Jews and all the Jewish people.”

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