Foreign News: Aryanisms

By postponing "indefinitely" the trial of Rev. Dr. Martin Niemöller, doughty Confessional Synod leader, and 78 other imprisoned anti-Nazi pastors, the German Government last week showed signs of backing down in its campaign against its Christian foes. The Reich, however, continued to devise ingenious ways of preserving its Aryan population from Jewish contamination.

¶ In Prenzlauerberg, Berlin's northeastern district, 100 new park benches were installed. Ninety-two bore the inscription "Jews Prohibited"; the remaining eight "Reserved for Jews." Der Angriff, mouthpiece of Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph Goebbels, strongly recommended adoption of this "ghetto measure" in other Berlin districts.

¶ Jewish booksellers were forbidden to...

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