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Judea Declares War On Germany
     Below is a facsimile[1] of the front page of Britain's Daily Express, March 24, 1933.  (Full text of article follows.) Bear in mind that this was some six years before the start of WWII (1939-1945)!


Full text of news story:

  Daily Express. London, March 24, 1933, pp. 1-2.

  J U D E A   D E C L A R E S   W A R   O N   G E R M A N Y

  [A composite photo with Hitler before a presumably Jewish court]




  "Daily Express" Special Political Correspondent.

  A strange and unforeseen sequel has emerged from the stories of
  German Jew-baiting.

  The whole of Israel throughout the world is uniting to declare
  an economic and financial war on Germany.

  Hitherto the cry has gone up: "Germany is persecuting the Jews."
  If the present plans are carried out, the Hitlerite cry will be:
  "The Jews are persecuting Germany."

    All Israel is rising in wrath against the Nazi onslaught on
    the Jews. Adolf Hitler, swept into power by an appeal of
    elemental patriotism, is making history of a kind he least
    expected. Thinking to unite only the German nation to race
    consciousness, he has roused the whole Jewish people to
    national renascence.

  The appearance of the Swastika symbol of a new Germany has
  called forth the Lion of Judah, the old battle symbol of
  Jewish defiance.

  Fourteen million Jews, dispersed throughout the world, have
  banded together as one man to declare war on the German
  persecutors of their co-religionists. Sectional differences
  and antagonisms

  [strip-shaped drawing with alternating swastikas and lions]

  have been submerged in one common aim - to stand by the
  600,000 Jews of Germany who are terrorised by Hitlerite
  anti-Semitism and to compel Fascist Germany to end its
  campaign of violence and suppression directed against its
  Jewish minority.

  P l a n s   F o r   A c t i o n   M a t u r i n g

                      I n   E u r o p e   A n d   A m e r i c a

  World Jewry has made up its mind not to rest quiescent in
  face of this revival of medieval Jew-baiting.

  Germany may be called on to pay a heavy price for Hitler's
  antagonism to the Jews. She is faced with an international
  boycott in commerce, finance, and industry.

  The Jewish merchant prince is leaving his counting-house,
  the banker his board-room, the shopkeeper his store, and
  the pedlar his humble barrow, to join together in what has
  become a holy war to combat the Hitlerite enemies of the Jew.

  Plans for concerted Jewish action are being matured in Europe
  and America to strike back in reprisal at Hitlerite Germany.

  In London, New York, Paris, and Warsaw Jewish merchants are
  waiting for a commercial crusade.

  Resolutions are being taken throughout the Jewish business
  B R I T I S H   J E W S   P R O T E S T  
        A T   N A Z I   T A C T I C S



  world to sever trade relations with Germany.

  Large numbers of merchants in London have resolved to stop
  buying German goods, even at the cost of suffering heavy loss.

  A meeting of the Jewish textile trade in London has been called
  for Monday to consider the situation and to determine what steps
  should be taken.

  Germany is a heavy borrower in foreign money markets, where
  Jewish influence is considerable. Continued anti-Semitism in
  Germany is likely to react seriously against her. A move is on
  foot on the part of Jewish financiers to exert pressure to force
  anti-Jewish action to stop.

  The Organisation of Jewish Youth in Britain are organizing
  demonstrations in London and the provinces during the weekend.

  The Board of Deputies of British Jews, representing the entire
  Jewish community of Great Britain, are meeting in special
  session on Sunday to discuss the German situation, and to decide
  on what action should be taken to counteract the attacks on
  their German fellow-Jews.

  World-wide preparations are being made to organise demonstrations
  of protest.


  A concerted boycott by Jewish buyers is likely to involve grave
  damage to the German export trade. Jewish merchants all over the
  world are large buyers of German manufactured goods, chiefly
  cotton goods, silks, toys, electrical fittings, and furniture.

  In Poland, the trade embargo on Germany is already in operation.
  In France, a proposed ban on German imports is being widely
  canvassed in Jewish circles.

  German Transatlantic shipping traffic is likewise threatened.
  The Bremen and the Europa, the German crack liners, may suffer
  heavily from a Jewish anti-German boycott. Jewish trans-ocean
  travellers form an important part of the patrons of these liners
  because of their extensive part in international trade. The loss
  of their patronage would be a heavy blow to Germany's Atlantic

  In New York yesterday 10,000 Jewish ex-soldiers marched to the
  City Hall to hold a protest demonstration.

  Large crowds watched the men, some of whom wore old British
  uniforms, petition the mayor to support them in a boycott of
  German goods.

  Another petition was handed in at the British Consulate-General
  requesting that Palestine should receive refugees from Germany
  without restriction.

  Members of the American House of Representatives are introducing
  resolutions protesting against the anti-Jewish excesses in
  Germany. The American trade unions, representing 3,000,000
  workers, have also decided to join in the protest.

  A rabbinical decree in New York has made the next Monday a day
  of fasting and prayer over the Hitler campaign.

  Fasting will begin on Sunday at sunset and finish at sunset on

  All Jewish shops in New York will be closed on Monday during a

  Apart from a monster meeting in Madison-square Garden, meetings
  are to be held in 300 American cities.

  Madison-square Garden will see the remarkable sight of Bishop
  Manning speaking from a Jewish platform appealing for an end of
  the Hitler "terror."


  It had been arranged to charge a shilling admission and 5 s.
  for box seats, but a public-spirited Jew, Frank Cohen, an
  insurance broker, gove [sic] a personal cheque for L 1,000 to
  cover all expenses, so admission will be free.

  Every rabbi in the city of New York has been placed under a
  sacred obligation by rabbinical decree to devote Saturday's
  sermon to the plight of Jews in Germany.

  Representative Jewish organisations in the European capitals
  are understood to be making representations to their various
  Governments to use influence with the Hitler Cabinet to induce
  it to call a halt in the oppression of the German Jews.

  The old and reunited people of Israel are rising with new
  and modern weapons to fight their age-old battle with their

[1] Facsimile of front page of The Daily Express, London, March 24, 1933. Source:
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