ITALY: Attention to Jews

Between Italian Fascism and its German imitation, one of the marked differences has been the Italians' unconcern about Jews. A small but ominous clap of anti-Semitic thunder rang out in Italy last week. Writing in II Duce's Milan newspaper Popolo d'ltalia Editorial Writer Oreste Gregorio declared: ''[Jews in Italy] must either publicly declare themselves enemies—we mean enemies—of all anti-Fascist Hebrewism ... or renounce their Italian citizenship and residence. . . . They' must abandon any participation in the Zionist movement for a national Jewish home in Palestine ... which would tend to create in the Mediterranean another zone...