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The persecution of the Jews in Germany. London, 1933 - First edition

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The persecution of the Jews in Germany - The first publication in England exposing the systematic persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany. Published by Joint Foreign Committee Of The Board Of Deputies Of British Jews and The Anglo-Jewish Association. London, April 1933 - First edition.

Rare publication issued by the Joint Foreign Committee of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Anglo-Jewish Association, representing the Jewish communities of Great Britain and the British Empire with the goal of proving through factual evidence based on original documents that the systematic persecution of Jews is a cornerstone in the official plan of the Nazi party, and to refute the claim that the persecution of Jews is carried out as retaliation for Jewish criticism of the new regime, and also to prove that Nazi terror is a fact and that Jews are victims of unrestrained wrath in practice. The report further proves that the German government is "trying in cold blood to annihilate the Jews by expelling them from their occupations", and more. The material collected and published here is drawn from different sources - the platform of the Nazi party itself, excerpts from Hitler's "Mein Kampf", quotes from speeches by Rosenberg - Hitler's special envoy for foreign affairs, the content of songs published in the "Nazi Song Book", excerpts from Goring's speech in March 1933, excerpts from the speech of the police commander of Frankfurt am Main in March 1933, excerpts from speeches by Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, official publications of the German press, official reports of churches, articles of the Upper Silesia Accord, the two major newspapers "The Times" and "The Manchester Guardian, " and more.
On the last page of the booklet, an interesting letter sent to the editor of "The Times" by A.S. Yahhuda is brought following the vicious campaign of the Nazis against Albert Einstein, who was accused of damaging Germany's prestige abroad. In his letter sent in March 1933 he recounts a lecture Einstein delivered at King's College in 1921 in which Einstein insisted on speaking in German in order to raise the prestige of Germany, and the connections between the English nation and the German nation. At that lecture he received thunderous applause "Indeed, there are very few German scholars who have done as much as Einstein to raise the prestige of Germany... and now Einstein is the man about whom millions of Germans are told... that he is undermining the prestige of their country".

The booklet was issued immediately after Hitler's rise to power, and its purpose was to rebut the Nazi propaganda which at that stage tried to conceal its true intentions regarding the persecution of Jews, and it is the first publication in England exposing the systematic persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany, issued even before the "Brown Book" published that same year in London.

50 p. Owner registration from April 20, 1933. Light tears in spine. Good condition.

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