Foreign News: Misunderstanding

Poland, in which there is latent antiSemitism, and anti-Jewish Germany last week had a "misunderstanding." It occurred over a Polish passport law, effective midnight October 29, requiring Polish citizens abroad to revalidate their passports or lose their citizenship. Germany, fearful that many of her estimated 55,000 Polish Jews would thus become virtual "citizens" of Germany, seized on the law as a pretext to get rid of them.

Day before the deadline, thousands of Jews were dragged out, and shipped off to the Polish border. Soon some 20,000 including children wrenched from schools and...

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