The German-Jewish Kulturkampf in the Weimar Republic

Peter Stuyvesant

The beginning of the Weimar Republic (1918–1933) in Germany was characterized by a surge of the German Socialist Democratic Party (SPD) and revolutionary activities by the communists. The German emperor had fled the country, the empire was economically in tatters due to the Great War (1914–1918) and the political right was in disarray. It was not until the rise of National Socialism (NS) in the 1930s that the right regained the upper hand in Germany. A good example of this shift from left to right is the city of Breslau (600,000 inhabitants in 1928), where the SPD scored 51.19% of the popular vote in 1919 and the NS party received 51.7% in 1933. The question is how the balance shifted from left to right and how this can be attributed to the result of a struggle between revolutionary Jews and nationalist Germans.

Breslau Gymnasium

In the German educational system the gymnasium was (and still is) the highest level of secondary education and a stepping stone for entrance at a university. The gymnasium was the ‘nursery’ for the German cultural and political elite. Around 1900 it was dominated by the Christian and nationalistic German culture of the day, the total opposite of the cosmopolitan and pacifist ideas which are prevalent nowadays. This did not mean that this culture was unopposed, not least because the gymnasia were not a pure German Christian affair. In both the 1880s and 1900s more than 30% of the pupils in the Breslau gymnasia were Jewish (Till van Rahden, Jews and other Germans, p. 126). A further illustration of Jewish overrepresentation in higher education is the census of 1879 which showed that of every 10,000 Protestant inhabitants of Berlin, 81 had obtained secondary education; the rate among Catholics was 22 and among Jews 350. In Upper-Silesia, the region adjacent to Breslau, the rate was 81 Protestants, 19 Catholics and 423 Jews (A. Prinz, Juden im deutschen Wirtschaftsleben, p. 89).


At this time Jews represented 5% of the Breslau population and were a tight-knit group with a low rate of intermarriage with Christians (Till van Rahden, Juden und andere Breslauer, p. 150–152). Jews were not only a separate religious-ethnic community, but also put their electoral weight behind the local liberal party (Till van Rahden, p. 248). The Prussian system of representation based on census gave the Jewish vote a higher weight than they would have on the basis of actual numbers, because Jews were overrepresented in professions that yielded a high income (Till van Rahden, p. 248–249). This Jewish political influence was felt in the field of education as the Jews tried to breach the Christian dominance in education by proposing to appoint Jewish teachers. These efforts resulted in complaints that “Jews were unfit to raise Christian children into German Christian men and women” (Till van Rahden, p. 235). There was no official ban on Jewish teachers, but Jews were in practice widely rejected as teachers and professors in Imperial Germany. Here we can see the working mechanism of ethnic-cultural self-protection against a highly collective ethnic minority.

School councils

The defeat and sub consequent fall of Imperial Germany proved to be shock for the German people. Almost overnight Germany became a republic and the Social Democrats grabbed power. In order to break the conservative influence of teachers and parents over education, the SPD Minister of Education Konrad Haenisch decided two weeks after the Kaiser’s abdication to establish councils of pupils’ representatives. The subversive nature of this measure is illustrated by the fact that “a pupil council could appoint a representative empowered to bypass the school director and teaching staff and hold conversations with the ministers in Berlin about how to redress inequities in their particular school and change youth policy in the new republic more generally” (A. Donson, “The Teenagers’ Revolution (Central European History 44, 2011, 420–446, 420). Haenisch banned prayer and curtailed the teaching of Christian religion, but criticism against the new republican order was explicitly forbidden (H. Wegener, Das Joachimstalsche Gymansium, Berlin Story Verlag 2007, p. 109)

However, this attempt to revolutionize the pupils did not have the intended effect and actually bolstered resistance against the Weimar Republic among secondary school pupils in the Gymnasia. It also had an unintended side-effect of resulting in a clash between nationalist and republican students, largely along ethnic lines as the former were pre-dominantly Germans and the latter were dominated by Jews (Donson, p. 421). As noted above, Jews were strongly overrepresented in Gymnasia in cities such as Breslau, but also in Berlin where 25% of the Jewish population in Germany lived. Jewish overrepresentation becomes even clearer when we observe that only 8% of the German population enjoyed secondary education compared to 59% among Jews. Jews largely embraced the new republican order because it removed the last professional obstacles in education and government administration. Until 1918 both fields were totally dominated by German men, as German women were not allowed to teach German boys until 1916 (Donson, p. 423).

Weimar culture

Jewish embrace of republicanism was not solely out of social-economic motives, but also because they saw it as a chance for iconoclasm against Christian religion and traditional German culture. Emily D. Bilski of the Jewish Museum of New York has argued in her book Berlin Metropolis: Jew and the New Culture 18901918 (University of California Press 1999) that Jews were pre-eminent and overrepresented among the iconoclasts (p. 21) and were fiercely anti-nationalist (p. 82). A good example is Magnus Hirschfeld, who unsuccessfully advocated ‘sexual freedom’ from 1897, until the foundation of the Weimar Republic gave him the opportunity for the establishment of the Institute for Sexual Science in 1919, promoting all kind of abhorrent sexual behaviour and pornography. It was one of the first institutions to be disbanded in March 1933 when the National Socialists came to power.

Richard Evans points out in his book The Coming of the Third Reich (Penguin 2004) that mainstream parties such as the Catholic Centre Party identified Jewish culture with socialism, liberalism and modernism (p. 30). Donald L. Niewyk gives some interesting numbers in his book The Jews in Weimar Germany (Transaction Publishers 2001): around 1919 Jews made up to 99% of the Socialist student group in the University of Frankfurt-am-Main and more than half of the Social Democratic students in Berlin (p. 30). In his recent book Weimar: A Cultural History (Transactions Publishers 2011) Walter Laqueur underlines the importance of Jewish influence during the Weimar Republic: “Without the Jews there would have been no ‘Weimar culture’— to this extent the claims of the antisemites, who detested that culture, were justified. They were in the forefront of every new daring, revolutionary movement. They were prominent among Expressionist poets, among the novelists of the 1920s, among the theatrical producers and, for a while, among the leading figures of the cinema. They owned the leading liberal newspapers such as the Berliner Tageblatt, the Vossische Zeitung and the Frankfurter Zeitung, and many editors were Jews too. Many leading liberal and avant-garde publishing houses were in Jewish hands (…). Many leading theatre critics were Jews, and they dominated light entertainment.” (p. 73)

Clashes in school councils

The above mentioned pupils’ councils caused a deepening divide between Jewish and German students. The willingness of Jewish pupils to embrace the pupils’ council and adopt the socialist revolutionary rhetoric caused anti-Semitism among nationalist German students. Laqueur observes that Jews were increasingly excluded from nationalist student clubs in this period, as in the university city of Göttingen in 1920 (p. 192). In the Berlin Bismarck Gymnasium, tensions were very high due to the German-Jewish divide as this Gymnasium was situated in a neighbourhood where Jews made up over 13% of the population. As the Jewish boy Rothstein, who chaired the pupils’ council, began to mock the German army and its officers, the Jewish students generally applauded loudly while the German nationalist students whistled to show their disapproval. When the leader of the nationalists, Kurt Eggers, demanded an apology, Rothstein dismissed him by smiling scornfully and began to instigate the pupils’ council to draw up charges of counter-revolutionary activity against Eggers. Eggers was fed up and struck Rothstein in the face for which he was disciplined by the school board (Donson, p. 432). As a result of these clashes, people like Eggers would turn into die-hard National-Socialists.

In the Helmholtz Gymnasium in Berlin German nationalist pupils ostentatiously carried the old Imperial flag of black-white-red instead of the new republican black-red-gold and fought with Jewish students who opposed them (Donson, p. 437). In November 1919 hundreds of pupils from the above-mentioned Bismarck-Gymnasium went to the streets to pay homage to Field Marshall Von Hindenburg shouting: “Down with the Jewish flag! Down with the republic! Long live the German Empire!” (Donson, p. 441). These clashes were commonplace in German secondary schools in 1918–1919 as revolution was sweeping over Germany.  Donson acknowledges in his article that “these incidents mirrored the adult world, where Jews were the leaders in the revolution in numbers disproportionate to their population and faced increasing anti-Semitism” (Donson , p. 432). Moreover: “Among the cohort of right-wing elites who were in secondary schools during the revolution, the belief that Jews were traitors originated not in some distant observation gleaned from newspapers or second-hand accounts. Rather, it grew out of real political experiences in the pupils’ councils in the winter and spring of 1919” (Donson, p. 432-433).


The role of the Jews in shaping the so-called Weimar Republic (1918–1933) has often been downplayed by referring to their relatively low numbers. There were approximately 550,000 Jews living in Germany, constituting less than 1% of the total population. What made Jews influential was their high-investment upbringing of their children by emphasizing education. The overrepresentation of Jews in secondary and higher education led to an overrepresentation of Jews among the cultured, notably in the urban culture centres of Germany such as Berlin where most Jews lived. Beginning in the 1890s these cultured Jews began to constitute an anticlerical and internationalist counter-culture against Christian and nationalist Imperial Germany. Niewyk underlines this (The Jews in Weimar Germany, Ibid.): “In fact, a surprisingly large number of Jewish intellectuals had risen to leading positions in the party. The Social Democratic party, as a working class party, lacked trained journalists, propagandists, and parliamentary representatives. It was only natural that educated Jews, part of a minority deprived of full rights under the monarchy, should have filled this need in substantial numbers” (p. 26).

After the fall of the German Empire, the SPD rose to power and the Jews became the new cultural elite of the republican order in Berlin. The Weimar Republic of 1918–1933 not only removed the last barriers against Jewish influence in the field of politics, education and culture, but its democratic institutions ironically created enough breathing space for a cultural and political struggle against the new republic which was largely fought along ethnic lines: the revolutionary Jewish spirit clashed against the conservative German spirit. The overrepresentation of Jews in secondary education diminished the numerical difference between Germans and Jews and made schools in cities as Berlin and Breslau into a mirror image of the armed struggle in Germany between revolutionaries and conservatives in 1918–1919. It was the Jewish overrepresentation in these revolutionary movements and their zeal to destroy the Christian and nationalist foundations of Germany that led to a surge of NS as a racially defined counter-movement against Jewish cultural domination. In short, Jews had become and were seen by Germans as a hostile elite which attacked the culture which most Germans embraced.

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65 Comments to "The German-Jewish Kulturkampf in the Weimar Republic"

  1. Jason Speaks's Gravatar Jason Speaks
    February 4, 2012 - 7:06 am | Permalink

    This is an interesting book on Hitler I saw at Barnes and Noble. I haven’t bought it, but it purports to be a more even-handed biography. Glancing through it, it seems more objective, but I can’t say for sure. But it’s a new book and the author deeply criticizes other biographers for portraying the subject as “pure evil” and of horrible character, so it’s an interesting development.

    I’m not an AH booster but I would like to see more objective histories and biographies of the period.

  2. February 2, 2012 - 3:40 pm | Permalink

    @fender: a better explanation is extreme ethnocentrism. Once Jews are understood as hyper-ethnocentric, they can be reviewed in light of Social Identity Theory. Jews are the textbook case, the very model of ethnocentrism and its behaviors and outcomes (as predicted by and observed in SID).

  3. Solly's Gravatar Solly
    February 2, 2012 - 11:31 am | Permalink

    Bobby (Jan 24 9:24) made some comments about flying saucers in the context of The Third Reich’s technologically very advanced weaponry. I recently read about a sunken object in the Baltic sea that divers were in the process of exploring. The underwater photo showed a round, flat, disk-like object described as having a diameter about equal to the wingspan of a ??767 airliner. Has anyone heard more about this? Not that I believe in Alpha Centauri visitors and German back engineering! I do believe in German engineering prowess, though.

  4. Solly's Gravatar Solly
    February 1, 2012 - 2:02 pm | Permalink

    Hey! Quit fighting! The barbarians are at the gates, and we need to hang together or we shall all hang separately! Germans are fine. Slovenians are fine. Even I am fine. So there – if I am fine, being way down on the food chain, all of you certainly must be.

  5. European's Gravatar European
    January 31, 2012 - 8:17 pm | Permalink

    Bobby, I know you ment well and were trying to be helpful. I understood what you were saying. You did not offend me. But going easy on those folks who enjoy slandering a whole group of people is not acceptable. It is wrong. Although I do not think a whole lot of the american way of life, the work-industry and ethic, the education system etc. I still do not go around stating that Americans are all right out bad people or all on my throat. (not yet paranoid)
    Alice in Wonderland would like me to think, or do otherwise. ( by the way I would love to reverse my US citizenship if it was possible) It is the principle, and fundamentaly wrong to tolerate generalizations of Peoples character. Jews do it all the time, and everyone allows them to cut Gentiles to size, and yes, who speaks up.? If I am not for myself, then who will?
    We can say the same thing for Jews, except that the division is Jew vs. Gentile = the rest of the world. That is a different equation.
    But thanks anyway. And don’t ever hesitate to speak up for yourself. Never, never, never, unless wisdom dictates for you to do so. Peace!

  6. European's Gravatar European
    January 31, 2012 - 7:00 pm | Permalink

    And who is talking about reading into sentences Bob. Amuse yourself slandering the German People. You’ve been amazingly helpful along with your supporters. Ofcourse LOL!

  7. European's Gravatar European
    January 31, 2012 - 6:53 pm | Permalink

    @Alice Teller:
    And what courtesy is that Alice? What is it that you would like from me.?

  8. Bob's Gravatar Bob
    January 29, 2012 - 9:13 pm | Permalink

    LOL, it doesn’t take much to get some of you riled up, does it? Not that that was my intention.
    I find it interesting that someone is allowed to call me a dumbass, even though that is supposedly against posting rules. Oh well, it probably just hasn’t been noticed by the sysops.

    Markus wrote:

    “By the comments he made about his parents, I am sure Bob also made some stupid anti-German comment to his classmates which earned him thier lasting hostility. Life is a two-way street, dumbass.”

    Anti-German comments to my classmates? Prior to the age of 10? You’re living in a dreamworld. In Germany, especially at that time (1960s), children were not in the habit of discussing politics. I doubt they are today.
    For example, I didn’t know who Hitler was until after I came to the US.

    European wrote:

    “for someone to state “to have a German at their throat” is indicating a murderes temperament, (sounds jewish) which is a false representation of the national German character.”

    Ugh, another wannabe psychologist.
    Actually, the comment about Germans being at one’s throat originated with Winston Churchill.
    I would have expected one of you experts to quickly point that out, but I obviously overestimated your historical acumen.
    And no, I’m not a fan of Churchill, but I know that won’t matter to y’all.

    I could comment on various other things some of you mentioned uptopic, but it a lost cause.
    You people are your own worst enemies. Many of you anyway, maybe not all of you.

  9. Alice Teller's Gravatar Alice Teller
    January 29, 2012 - 4:17 pm | Permalink

    What a pity you cannot bring yourself to show the same courtesy to the Americans that you live among.

  10. Bobby's Gravatar Bobby
    January 29, 2012 - 3:09 pm | Permalink

    @European: From a practical point of view, you cannot be argued with. Certainly someone should do as the Romans do,etc. , and it’s the only proper way of being thankfull one is in a successful society. I was merely suggesting where the thinking of people, like Bob, and others,might have originated from.

  11. European's Gravatar European
    January 29, 2012 - 2:37 pm | Permalink


    for someone to state “to have a German at their throat” is indicating a murderes temperament, (sounds jewish) which is a false representation of the national German character. Germans bend over backwards to help others, yes we argue and disagree within our little states, but we will refuse being taking over by ungreatful Others. You damn right, we will defend ourself when push comes to shove. Germany is for Germans, it is their national homeland. Not Jews or any other European People. If I work in France or Italy, I do as the French or the Italiens, if I don’t like it I drive across the Boarder and go home. Stop Bitching or go home!

  12. Markus's Gravatar Markus
    January 29, 2012 - 1:17 pm | Permalink

    Sounds to me like Bob has a little case of ressentiment. He illustrates perfectly the Kulturkampf described in this present article. By the comments he made about his parents, I am sure Bob also made some stupid anti-German comment to his classmates which earned him thier lasting hostility. Life is a two-way street, dumbass.
    I am an American German (not a German-American) born in Philly in ’59. I went to Germany in 1981 and even at age 23 I managed to get an apprenticeship. After working for a month, the general manager brought me into his office and offered me a three year “technische Lehre” followed by a two and one half year “kaufmaennische Lehre” so I could run the business. Bob, do you want to explain to me again how rotten Germans are?
    I knew this guy back then. Met him on the trolley to work. He was half German, half Jewish. Since I appeared to him to be an American, he whispered how much he hated Schwabians. Those Germans with thier southern drawl are soooo disingenuous. Yeah, you sound like him.

  13. Bobby's Gravatar Bobby
    January 28, 2012 - 10:08 pm | Permalink

    I also remember another example that might throw som light on Bobs comments. When I traveled through Europe many years ago, I was stunned to find that Germans and Austrians, two definelty white cultures, didn’t like each other at all. I was told by many Austrians they didn’t like the arrogance of Germans and Germans told me that Austrians were screwy because of their politics and too much goofy humor. True story.

  14. Bobby's Gravatar Bobby
    January 28, 2012 - 10:00 pm | Permalink

    @European: I believe, Bob is expressing something that’s not entirely untrue and isn’t even that strange. Look at it this way, native born white Americans for the most part, have always had a certain reserve towards whites from other nations. I had a buddy Colin, an English kid whos parents came to the U.S. around the mid-fifties. His father and mother were as white or whitier than most Caucasians born in the U.S. Yet, there was always a certain coolness towards them, when it came to interacting with the neighbors. If many AMericans can have these feelings, it wouldn’t surprise me that Germans in Germany, Italians in Italy, etc. react the same way in similar circumstances. Bobs partly Slavic heritage might have shown up in some cultural way. So we might actually be talking about cultural differences that affect racial attitudes. If that makes any sense.

  15. Lookaroundu's Gravatar Lookaroundu
    January 28, 2012 - 9:03 pm | Permalink

    @fender: Bob writes: “I remember my father on occasion remarking that no matter what a person does or says in Germany, in short order there will appear someone who is going to tell you your business and put you in your place.” Maybe this was during the post WWII years when socialists, communists and other lefties were dominant. If Bob is truly German, he doesn’t sound the least bit proud of it. Maybe he’s a foreign opportunist masquerading as a German with the excuse, used by many aliens, that because he “graced” German soil as a consequence of being born there, that makes him German. If he is in fact German, Bob must have swallowed hook, line and sinker the politically correct narrative of eternal German guilt.

  16. fender's Gravatar fender
    January 27, 2012 - 10:56 pm | Permalink


    If the Germans are so uptight about their identity and heirarchy as you claim, then why do the majority of them welcome the lowest forms of humanity (Africans and Muslims) into their country without hassle?

  17. sylvie's Gravatar sylvie
    January 27, 2012 - 10:30 pm | Permalink


    And I would never want you on my throat either. So everyone beware of those so called “Whites” in sheep clothing.

    Especially when they present such poor arguments as this “Bob”:
    – the bad German school system and
    – the “bullying” German currency policy

    And, of course, unverifiable personal traumatic experience in the land of his original passport.

    Clearly, all this has nothing to do with the article: the Jewish “Kulturkampf” against Germans in the Weimar Republic.

    These people are here to divide our movement.

  18. European's Gravatar European
    January 27, 2012 - 7:51 pm | Permalink

    I’m saying, do what you must in regard to the WN cause, but make sure the Germans are never at your throat.

    I quess your post said it all. You are not German, but perhaps you had German papers.

    No matter what the faults of Germans are, genuine Natives would never respond to another native in the manner you responded.
    No love lost with you leaving. Happy to hear you are doing great in the US. And I would never want you on my throat either. So everyone beware of those so called “Whites” in sheep clothing.

  19. Bob's Gravatar Bob
    January 27, 2012 - 2:25 am | Permalink


    “The same can be said here in the US. I lived in the US 40 years before I became a Citizen.”

    You neglect to say where you are from.

    “So if you have felt like nothing in Germany, there are many Germans that are being treated the same way in the US or other Countries in which they may dwell. ”

    I came to the US at age 11 and I was, and always have been, treated FAR, FAR better as an immigrant here in the US than I was as a German-born citizen in Germany during my childhood there. And several summer vacations spent in Germany during the 70’s were no different – worse actually, since they resented me even more after I left.

    I used to live in a neighborhood in New York City that was partly ethnically German and I met many other German immigrants there. NONE of them ever expressed the opinion that they felt unwelcome in the US.
    In fact, many of them came over in the 1950s, much like my father, specifically because of the hierarchical, sometimes oppressive nature of German society. I remember my father on occasion remarking that no matter what a person does or says in Germany, in short order there will appear someone who is going to tell you your business and put you in your place. Can’t be too uppity now, can we?

    Of course, I’ve been a US citizen for many years now. I used to claim German ethnicity whenever the subject came up, since i grew up there, but for many years now I’ve downplayed that aspect, while playing up my mother’s Slovenian ethnicity.

    “I am not pitying myself as you are. Pick yourself up and declare yourself a worthwhile human being or person, with or without higher education, or what ever your station in life is. You’ll be surprised, how along the way you will make foreign friends. ”

    Sounds like you’re German, based on your immediate and unfounded conclusion that I pity myself. (I could be wrong.)

    I’m as WN as the next guy, but when it comes to Germans, I’ve learned to walk the other way.

    Reading between the lines in news articles concerning the current economic crisis in Europe, for example, one occasionally comes across small references to the bullying nature in which Germans conduct business. Sometimes this is stated as a matter of fact. This is something they just can’t help, it’s in their character. They are always confrontational. They see fairness as practiced by others as a weakness, which they themselves would never be “dumb” enough to emulate. They understand only one thing – cold heartedness and ruthlessness.

    They try to justify their business and social attitudes by referencing the years of the Great Depression, which ravaged Germany, which they claim to want to prevent from ever happening again, but it goes much deeper than that. No one is going to justify my personal experience by referencing the Great Depression, lol.

    What does all this have to do with jews? Probably not much.
    I’m saying, do what you must in regard to the WN cause, but make sure the Germans are never at your throat.

  20. dc's Gravatar dc
    January 26, 2012 - 4:41 pm | Permalink

    @Tom: Liebknecht not “Leibnacht”, please do not disgrace us with ignorance.

  21. omop's Gravatar omop
    January 26, 2012 - 3:55 pm | Permalink

    The internet now is being blamed for the increasing antisemitism and a group claims that 20% of Germans harbor antisemitic attitudes.

    But as sarcastically speaking as it is possible to be the American Rabbi pontificated that the “whole world is wrong and only the Jews are right” so one can only conclude that almost the 6+ billion on this planet are wrong.

  22. European's Gravatar European
    January 26, 2012 - 1:21 pm | Permalink

    your post
    No matter though, because foreign is foreign in Germany. You’re either 100% or you’re nothing

    The same can be said here in the US. I lived in the US 40 years before I became a Citizen. I do know what it is like being a foreigner and being treated like your education, and where you come from is nothing, or loosers. A US mentality which I found deprived of education and fostered by forces of a severe Ill will. So if you have felt like nothing in Germany, there are many Germans that are being treated the same way in the US or other Countries in which they may dwell. I am not pitying myself as you are. Pick yourself up and declare yourself a worthwhile human being or person, with or without higher education, or what ever your station in life is. You’ll be surprised, how along the way you will make foreign friends.

  23. Jeff's Gravatar Jeff
    January 26, 2012 - 2:25 am | Permalink

    A pattern to observe is that White Europeans tend to have a natural desire for Nationalism that stems from individualism that was probablly developed in the hardy, rugged cultivation of the European continent as opposed to the socialist, collectivism and Globalism the Khazars seem to naturally be drawn to that was cultivated in the isolated, ghettos. White people act and think as individuals although, International finance and it’s political institutions are imposing collectivism upon a group with individualistic tendencies-a perversion of the natural order of Caucasians. Hopefully, perversion will fail and the people will wake up, and vomit out the poison they have been deceived into believing. It seems that Internationalism/collectivism has a tendency to perpetuate itself via sophisticated layers of chicanery- a realization that has yet to dawn upon the minds of most oppressed White people today.

    PS: The commentators here really have many incisive perspectives. Have a great day!

  24. omop's Gravatar omop
    January 25, 2012 - 4:11 pm | Permalink

    While an interesting “expose” for all @ SANJAY will hopefully find it somewhat pointedly relevant.

  25. fender's Gravatar fender
    January 25, 2012 - 2:32 pm | Permalink


    I have rarely seen any post on here that is worshipful of Germans. In fact it’s pretty much the opposite: people are disgusted by the cowardice of modern Germans, and Europeans in general. German cities are filled with Turks and other lesser peoples, and Germans don’t seem to have any problem watching Hollywood movies where their “evil” ancestors get mowed down by non-Germans.

  26. January 25, 2012 - 1:01 pm | Permalink

    @Angel: I believe it was more limited in the case of ethnic Germans and Italians. Joe DiMaggio’s parents were not just ethnic Italians; they were immigrants. Obviously ethnic Europeans were more likely than pure racial Japanese to be somewhat culturally assimilated after a generation or two. However much I may hate the FDR régime the internment in itself does not seem unreasonable to me. It was also justified when the Germans did the same with their Jewish population.

  27. Angel's Gravatar Angel
    January 25, 2012 - 12:14 pm | Permalink

    @Hadding Scott:
    What about Scholastic Books as well as a host of others who make the audacious claim that only JAPANESE were interned during WW2, when, in fact, Germans and Italians were also interned including Joe Dimaggio’s parents. But of course this little fact would destroy their “white=bad” “color=good” paradigm taught to the innocent kiddies of America on a cyclical basis.

  28. Alice Teller's Gravatar Alice Teller
    January 25, 2012 - 12:02 pm | Permalink

    There are several voices here that will be quick to assure you that I am insufficiently appreciative of Germans. I am not defending the German education system. I really don’t know anything about it so I cannot have any sensible opinion on it. I was merely celebrating the retention of some freedom of thought under difficult circumstances.
    I can only add if, as many here hold, we are doomed it will be in part, because we persist in our own ancient tribal quarrels. I am as happy as the next person to debate history, but the pervasive tendency on this site to attack and condemn anyone who holds an opinion, often on a tangential issue, that is not 1OO% in agreement with the self-chosen in-house expert is enough to drive any sensible person to despair.
    Despite our cherished belief in a great white hope who has all the correct answers to the proper questions, and a tiny inside elite who, clearly superior to all those ‘sheeple’ who do not grasp their superior insights, will lead the revolution, I believe that we have to persuade a lot more white folks to join the effort.
    Please, forgive me for seeming to direct this to you. I am sure you merely wanted to add some information, but anyone looking to this comment section for hope, inspiration, and a way forward will be sadly disappointed. I presume that is why the editors bury it under two screens. Can we please get over the endless bickering and pity-parties.

  29. January 25, 2012 - 7:21 am | Permalink

    You know, Adolf Hitler especially, born in Austria as he was, put a big emphasis on the unity of all German people, and Pan-Germanism had been around a few decades before that. When Communists took over in the Baltic States, the Germans were able to flee back to the Reich and were welcomed with open arms. I wonder where in Germany Mr. Bob could have lived, that such an opposite attitude prevailed.

  30. January 25, 2012 - 7:15 am | Permalink


    No, I’m not a colored person or a jew, it just happens that one of my parents is non-German European, although still of German heritage. No matter though, because foreign is foreign in Germany. You’re either 100% or you’re nothing.

    Bob seems to be saying that he was subject to discrimination because, although completely German, one of his parents wasn’t born in the Reich. I’ve known a few Germans and never have I encountered such a complaint.

  31. European's Gravatar European
    January 25, 2012 - 6:13 am | Permalink

    Anyone can go to the University in Germany if you have the proper grades and apptitude. Ofcourse if your parents were Academics you get from the start a bit more asteem. But anyone can cut their way thru it for free. (taxpayers Euro) You work for it, the next generation may have your IQ and have it that much easier too. Not all kids with Academic parents go to higher learning, as in my family. We have doctors, nurses, office-workers, bankers, teachers etc. There is no shame in learning or working in a Trade. But learning a Trade is a must, or yes, you end up at Mc Donalds or sweeping the street, that is considered labor job with low wages. The shame is, the missed opportunity one had. I happen to like the system in Germany and the social strucure, it works well for Germans, you are in Germany right, and it does not have to work well for you if you are of another European Country. Should we now all make it right for you and bad for ourself? (multi-culti) What works in the US, does not work in Europe. Important to get this. Ofcourse there are downfalls in any system just like in the US, I agree. No Country is perfect. Not Europe – not the US.

  32. Stogumber's Gravatar Stogumber
    January 25, 2012 - 4:55 am | Permalink


    I’m quite prepared to discuss the traditional educational system in Germany (my homeland) soberly.
    On the whole: How much persons can get an academic job and how much persons have to work with their hands, that’s a matter of social demand – you can’t influence that by school policy.
    And the German system worked well, judged by its effects: Academics were rather profound (as shown by the scientifical-technical accomplishments), and elementary schooling made every other German secure in matters like writing and arithmetics. (Our impression has been that schooling was more effective than in the U.S.)
    Over the time, worker’s sons got more and more able to visit the “gymnasium” IF they were talented and industrious (in that case it was normally the teacher who persuaded the parents to send them to the gymnasium). I admit that rich men’s sons could afford higher education without much talent or industry but that can’t be excluded by the American system, as well.
    Elementary teachers had normally the task to predict how successful the ten-year old pupil would be in higher education, and their estimations were (and are) rather correct (as shown by comparative studies) – much more correct than the parents’ or pupils’ predictions. There is indeed a small group of late-developers who show their talent and who develop ambition only after ten years, but for those pupils it’s useless to begin higher education before their time; they had other possibilities, too (like beginning higher education after having completed elementary education, or making a career in middle management which at that time didn’t ask for higher education).
    But we didn’t have the problem of lots of young people dreaming about academic careers they never will get in real life, and dropping out of school halfway. Seems a waste to us. Notwithstanding, the American system is on its run in Germany, too.

  33. Bob's Gravatar Bob
    January 25, 2012 - 2:04 am | Permalink

    @Alice Teller:
    “I take hope from this. If the Germans, who have endured more lectures and guilt trips than anyone on earth can retain freedom of thought and opinion, there is hope for us all. ”

    Careful what you wish for. Most people posting here and in other White Interest forums always hold the Germans in such high regard, despite of the vast majority of those posters having never set foot in that country.

    I happen to have grown up in Germany, in the 60’s and into the early 70s and happen to know that when it comes to lecturing and guilt-tripping those they don’t like, the Germans can dish it out like few others – perhaps like no others.
    No, I’m not a colored person or a jew, it just happens that one of my parents is non-German European, although still of German heritage. No matter though, because foreign is foreign in Germany. You’re either 100% or you’re nothing.

    I know what I’m writing goes against the grain around here, but the vast majority of you who hold Germans in such high regard wouldn’t tolerate many of the social norms of present-day Germany – and I’m not referring to suppression of free speech or anything like that.

    For example, would you tolerate your child being segregated at the end of the 4th grade, at age 10, when pupils In Germany are divided into small groups who will thereafter attend university preparatory schools (for free, I might add, at government expense, which of course includes you as taxpayer), to prepare them for a life in academics, while the larger groups attend general education schools to prepare for a life of physical work?
    Despite of what anyone says, those pupils are not divided up according to merit. That is a bald-faced lie. The ones who get put on a fast track toward a university education are the ones whose parents are already academics and have the connections.
    Would you tolerate a system such as this in thew United States? Be honest now.

    I, for one, am getting a little tired of seeing all these articles that worship the Germans.

  34. Fenria's Gravatar Fenria
    January 24, 2012 - 11:59 pm | Permalink

    The jews have finally realized the full extent of their Wiemar Republic here in the US, with it’s anti nationalist cosmopolitan culture and anti white multiculturalism. This is proof positive that whites and jews truly cannot EVER live in the same society. Whites will always lose out. Jews are committed to being conniving, sneaky, devious, and taking over white nations any chance they get. They use our institutions against us.

    Back in the early 20th century, whites still had a modicum of sense about them and introduced National Socialism as an attempt to reclaim their lands. Today, there is no sense about white people. They are a race of zombies, walking in slow but deliberate steps to their own doom, orchestrated by the pied piper jew.

    The jew has only won what he has because we let him. We could have said no anytime, we still can! Tell that to the next Romney/Gingrich/Santorum voter you meet.

  35. Bobby's Gravatar Bobby
    January 24, 2012 - 9:24 pm | Permalink

    @Hadding Scott: Hadding, some of the worlds stupidest literature, involving the wildest flights of imagination have been written about this period. (Third Reich) I listened to a talk radio show one night, Coast to Coast, which covers such things as aliens, flying saucers, ghosts,etc., but also has legitimate scientists of all kinds on as guests also.

    One guy, a Richard C. Hoagland, was saying that the reason the Nazi Germany had so many amazing technical advances, including flying saucers, is because a flying saucer crashed, and the Germans had “backengineered” it . Another guest on the show, claimed the nazi’s talked to aliens and learned from them, and on and on. But these things have made many novelists, and psuedo scientific writers rich.

    Truth be told, Germany between the two world ward, was the most technologically advanced nation in the world. The shear output of new technology had nothing to do with “aliens”, but everything to do with a culture that believed that “no knowledge was worth ignoring”. Germany had the best universities in Science, Philosophy, Architecture and other academic fields in the world. Rich parents from many nations would send their children there to receive an advanced education. They were at the forefront of the latest discoveries and theories, in science, art, medicine, etc. of any nation in the world. They didn’t need alien technology. But writing about fantastically stupid things that supposedly happened during the Third Reich is very lucrative. It’s enriched thousands of people.

  36. Lookaroundu's Gravatar Lookaroundu
    January 24, 2012 - 9:19 pm | Permalink

    @Dark Henry: There were also the Germans expelled from their ancestral homes in Prussia and the Sudetenland. I’ve read of the total figure for ethnically-cleansed Germans as high as 15 million. Again, this atrocity against the German people and its aftermath proves the admonition that “two wrongs do not make a right.” Churchill, Harris, Roosevelt, Morgenthau: these people and so many others inside and out of the US and British governments will go down in history as some of the the world’s most evil, mendacious hypocrites. These bastards were so intent on destroying Germany (and its historical role of providing a counterbalance to the other European empires) that they allied with the monster “Uncle” Joe Stalin. Certainly they were mass murderers, bent on seizing power for themselves and their friends, including the international banking syndicate. Enough with talk of “the Greatest Generation”. Pure self-serving propaganda.

  37. Dark Henry's Gravatar Dark Henry
    January 24, 2012 - 5:02 pm | Permalink

    The more I learn about WWII, the more I believe that whatever Hitler’s and Germany’s flaws they were the Good side fighting against Satanic forces.
    Think about the Treaty of Versailles and the usury conditions it imposed on the German people.
    Think about the boycott against Germany by the world Jewry years before the war.
    Think about the fire bombing of entire German cities by murderers Churchill and Harris.
    Think about the plan to anihilate all living creatures in Germany with anthrax and atomic bombs. FDR, Dulles, Baruch, Stettinius, et al wanted to keep Germany in the war for a few more months to use those hideous arms against them. They did not manage to do that, but they got their wish with Japan:
    Think about the masive rape of German women by the Red Army.
    Think about the plans of Morgenthau and Kaufman to eliminate the German people biologically after the war, partiallty started by Eisenhower murdering 1 million German POWs of hunger.
    Think about the 7 to 12 million (depending on the source) Germans expelled from ancestral lands in Pomerania and Silesia.
    These deeds will not be fogotten, either in this or the other world.
    The hypocrites and murderers will pay in Hell for sure.

    P.S. The Anglo counries have started to pay now after the self-chosen betrayed them; something explicitly stated by P. Brimelow. As Hadding Scott has pointed abve the USA and UK are in much worse conditions than the Weimar republic ever was.

  38. Sanjay's Gravatar Sanjay
    January 24, 2012 - 4:11 pm | Permalink

    In this death match between Jewish virus and White Western body, only one will survive.

    Unless the virus is defeated and the body is cleansed there is no hope for Western World.

  39. January 24, 2012 - 3:52 pm | Permalink

    @Wiggy: I think either the channel that you watched got the facts wrong or you misheard what was said, because neither Fritz Gosslau nor Robert Lusser, the two big names in the development of the V-1, was a bit Jewish, so far as I can tell.

    I would be very wary of the History Channel. I remember their study-guide for teachers that they published when the D-Day Memorial was dedicated: it claimed that people were executed in the Third Reich for listening to jazz music. Total misinformation. I communicated about it with this woman, Dr. Day, that was in charge of it, and her response was basically, Oops!

  40. Alfred McDougal's Gravatar Alfred McDougal
    January 24, 2012 - 3:49 pm | Permalink

    It matters not too much what the masses learn and think. Revolutions are always instigated by a tiny minority. Once the revolution gets going, then the masses are for it. Like in sports, nobody wants to cheer for the losing side. The masses have no ideology of their own, they simply follow what the latest fashion is.

  41. Jason Speaks's Gravatar Jason Speaks
    January 24, 2012 - 12:25 pm | Permalink

    @Richard: Thanks, that is a good point. Word play is a very important element of our opponents strategy. And most White people, being honest and direct folks, often don’t focus on the problem, and then are shocked to hear their kids or grandkids meaning something completely different while using the same words.

    Someone recently told me that their grandchild said that if it wasn’t for the Civil War, we would all be slaves (he had learned a strange mix of bad history and poor definitions). He had been taught to hate the British (American Revolution) and to love blacks as fellow countrymen.

    Word play is huge and so is the takeover of education by the Radical Left over the last few generations. I don’t think most older adult Whites have any idea what their kids are being taught, and why this makes conversations difficult.

  42. Wiggy's Gravatar Wiggy
    January 24, 2012 - 12:05 pm | Permalink

    @Hadding Scott:

    Saw it on History Channel, or the Military Channel. So-? It was the V-1.

  43. Solly's Gravatar Solly
    January 24, 2012 - 11:34 am | Permalink

    Tadzio 1/23 1:07 is being sarcastic, of course. And Fender’s 1/23 4:46 “ressentiment” was, I think, first coined by Nietzsche. If I recall correctly, he was describing Jewish behavior in his country. Think of ‘passive aggressive’ on steroids, held back from becoming ‘active aggressive’ by fear of having insufficient power and by fear of blowback. When the power ratio changes, “ressentiment’ mutates. QED 1917 Russia.

  44. Tom's Gravatar Tom
    January 24, 2012 - 9:34 am | Permalink

    Very few Americans understand German history or politics.

    Hitler wasn’t the only anti-semite in German politics. Matter of fact Hitler was not responsible for killing any Jews during the put down of the Jewish communist revolt after WWI. He had no responsibility in the killing of Leibnacht, or Luxemberg or any of the hundreds of Jews killed putting down the various revolts in Berlin, Munich and elsewhere. Hitler was either in the hospital, or allied/ or working with far left groups.

  45. Marvellous Spirit's Gravatar Marvellous Spirit
    January 24, 2012 - 3:59 am | Permalink

    .@Hadding Scott:
    Scott , please imitate : Fundamentally though, as in Germany, I think our greatest problem is disunity among OUR PEOPLE .
    Every long Journey beings with a single step . May I also make a general criticism of this sight that the the ideas of an ETHNIC BALLAST , has not seem to be taken up by our people as a bulwark to the modern Weimar madness . Please hand our people the simple tools to refute their multicultural enslavement .

  46. Richard's Gravatar Richard
    January 23, 2012 - 11:37 pm | Permalink

    @Jason Speaks:

    Why is the Jewish Left preoccupied with legitimizing homosexuality? Obviously, they feel that it undermines the traditional moral fiber that holds a society together, which they seek to undermine.

    I have that feeling about the term “traditional” too, even though I used it. It sounds stale and frames the issue poorly in the pubic mind. What about using the term ‘authentic’ or ‘organic’ instead, if a qualifier is needed?

    Hi Jason

    I took some of your thoughts from two separate comments and combined them. They remind me of something Farnham O’Reilly wrote in the first part of his “What Will Work” series (found here on TOO.)

    Another way in which were are led to think that good is evil and evil is good is through word play. For example, the natural pairing of humans — male and female — is termed traditional with all the negative connotations that that word carries. The trick here is to make heterosexuality appear somehow old-fashioned and therefore subject to reassessment. Such thinking is tantamount to a declaration of war against Nature Herself, for the precious recipe for higher life that can only come from the intimate male/female union is no more ‘traditional’ than the law of gravity.

    I think the homosexual agenda, along with the multicultural/anti-White agenda, is part of a larger agenda that harms good things. I don’t make fun of people who consider themselves homosexual or “gay” but I do not believe that there is anything good about their behavior or agenda. I know it’s really hip, especially among 20 and 30 somethings, to support “gay” “rights”, but I’m one of those who don’t.

    Farnham O’Reilly’s stuff is great. I don’t really know him, but I totally resonate with everything he writes. And I deeply appreciate his contribution to TOO and whatever he’s doing up in the Northwest. God bless him and his loved ones forever.

  47. Marcus's Gravatar Marcus
    January 23, 2012 - 11:23 pm | Permalink

    Most Western curricula (especially in visual arts) will include a fawning section on Dada and all the other Jewish counterculture movements of the Weimar Republic. The funny thing is the German majority hated these filthy “movements”, just their version of the “silent majority” wasn’t so silent.

  48. Angel's Gravatar Angel
    January 23, 2012 - 9:27 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful piece through and through. The correlations to present-day America are both thick and endless. I always feel a tad bit smarter after frequenting this site. Kudos!

  49. January 23, 2012 - 8:08 pm | Permalink


    Oh, A Jewish Officer in Hitlers Army designed the V-1 Bomb, BTW. Just a tidbit.

    I see no indication that Fritz Gosslau was a bit Jewish, neither on Wikipedia nor anywhere else, in a cursory search.

  50. Wiggy's Gravatar Wiggy
    January 23, 2012 - 7:53 pm | Permalink

    Oh, A Jewish Officer in Hitlers Army designed the V-1 Bomb, BTW. Just a tidbit.

  51. Wiggy's Gravatar Wiggy
    January 23, 2012 - 7:30 pm | Permalink

    @Jason Speaks:

    Lisa Minnelli in Cabaret’ this movie talked about this-
    See also famous song from said movie:
    “Money makes the World Go ‘Round”
    Lenny- About Lenny Bruce, another filthy perv…Dustin Hoffman did a movie about him. Total Perv. The list goes on and on, doesn’t it?

  52. Edward's Gravatar Edward
    January 23, 2012 - 7:08 pm | Permalink


    This is rank heresy. Not a sliver of anti-Semitism has ever been a reaction the Jewish behavior.

    Criticism of Jews is inherently lacking in credibility to the conditioned masses solely because it is considered antisemitic. Refutation is unnecessary and in fact counterproductive because it could imply that such criticism might be credible if it were not refuted. A similar immunity from criticism and non-refutation policy applies to Jewish-sanctioned projects such as the Nato aggression in the Middle East.

  53. Floda's Gravatar Floda
    January 23, 2012 - 6:43 pm | Permalink

    In Weimar Germany the tribe’s death grip on Germany was eventually removed by Hitler. For this of course, he had to die and so did 50 million others, mainly White Christian men women and children. In America today anyone who might rise and be counter to their interests is a certainty to be taken out, murdered.

    Given the election process in America is essentially a paperless, unverifiable farce, Ukrainian Jews owning a large number of the vote counting machines, I see only a military coup as a means to get rid of them.

  54. January 23, 2012 - 6:29 pm | Permalink

    As I’ve read more primary National-Socialist literature It has been striking for me to see how relatively little the primary National-Socialist literature even mentions Jews. Anglo-American propaganda would have us believe that the NSDAP were utterly obsessed with Jews, and they really were not. National-Socialism was not above all anti-Jew: it had its own agenda, primarily that of unifying the nation.

    While Jews were very prominent in the far-left and in international finance, both of which worked hand in hand to Germany’s detriment in the years following World War I, there were also plenty of German leftists. (Before the Jew Marx there was the German Feuerbach.) Unlike the Jews, though, most of these German leftists were not dogged anti-nationalists.

    Many National-Socialists, including the man who coined the term racial hygiene and Adolf Hitler himself, had previously been drawn to the Social-Democrats. When an alternative that was both nationalist and progressive presented itself, the Social-Democrats became irrelevant.

    Almost overnight Germany became a republic….

    This is an understatement. Following the Kaiser’s abdication it was expected that one of his grandsons would accede to the throne, but Social-Democrat Philipp Scheidemann (not a Jew) unilaterally decided to proclaim the republic.

    I would say that our Jewish problem in the United States is much worse than it ever could have been in Germany, because there is little willingness even to acknowledge it as a problem and because the White American identity, which has to be the basis of any strong will to resist, is quite weak.

    Fundamentally though, as in Germany, I think our greatest problem is disunity among ourselves, which the Jews with their mass-media do work to aggravate, with the propaganda of White guilt on the one hand and extreme individualism on the other, and various distractions.

  55. Dirk's Gravatar Dirk
    January 23, 2012 - 6:28 pm | Permalink

    Traditional is a normal term to describe the culture that has been passed to you and that you ought to pass on. What’s so difficult to understand about that?

  56. Jason Speaks's Gravatar Jason Speaks
    January 23, 2012 - 5:01 pm | Permalink

    @fender: I have that feeling about the term “traditional” too, even though I used it. It sounds stale and frames the issue poorly in the pubic mind. What about using the term ‘authentic’ or ‘organic’ instead, if a qualifier is needed?

  57. fender's Gravatar fender
    January 23, 2012 - 4:46 pm | Permalink

    @Jason Speaks:

    “It is amazing how similar the approaches taken by Jewish activists were in that period compared to the present period.”

    Their approaches are similar because they are always forms of what the French call ressentiment:

    “Ressentiment is a sense of hostility directed at that which one identifies as the cause of one’s frustration, that is, an assignment of blame for one’s frustration. The sense of weakness or inferiority and perhaps jealousy in the face of the “cause” generates a rejecting/justifying value system, or morality, which attacks or denies the perceived source of one’s frustration.”

    Ressentiment is an outgrowth of slave morality, the perpetual will to tear down, defile, and seek vengeance. We need to remember that Judaism was the world’s first slave morality, and in their minds they are always the victims seeking justice (vengeance) on their oppressors.

    Ironically this leads to slave morality in a lot of race-realist Whites. Instead of being proud, optimistic, and disdainful of what they see as Jewish domination, they become bitter, spiteful, and whiny. They themselves start behaving like the ancient Hebrews, scorning their Roman masters and behaving like oppressed slaves who have no will of their own.

    So that’s that. One final comment: writers on this site need to stop using the term “traditional culture.” When you refer to it as “traditional” you immediately invalidate it. It becomes outdated and archaic in the minds of readers. Just use the term culture and leave it at that. Furthermore, stop complaining that Jews promote modernism and things that are avant-garde. Our writers and artists should be modern and avant-garde, only in a way that benefits us. Being avant-garde (advanced guard) is a good thing.

  58. Alice Teller's Gravatar Alice Teller
    January 23, 2012 - 3:07 pm | Permalink

    @Jason Speaks:
    We mustn’t underestimate the value of lots of couples with two incomes and no kids.

  59. Junghans's Gravatar Junghans
    January 23, 2012 - 2:52 pm | Permalink

    @Franklin Ryckaert: Yes, the parallels are striking. The most ironic thing about what they are doing to the Anglo world, is that they are irrationally wrecking their most compliant, loyal, dedicated and brainwashed Golem. Talk about ingratitude, Gawd! This sub-species of humanity, that you have labelled Homo Judaicus, and which we know to be hyper neurotic, paranoid and schizophrenic, must also have some kind of deep seated death wish.

  60. Franklin Ryckaert's Gravatar Franklin Ryckaert
    January 23, 2012 - 2:23 pm | Permalink

    Tadzio is obviously engaged in satire, mocking the way Jews would react.
    As for censorship of the internet,yes Jews are working day and night on that. Their approach is:
    1) Socalled “protection of copyright”.
    2) Socalled “fighting terrorism”.
    3) Socalled “fighting hate”.
    With the failure of SOPA they will of course not give up but try another method. On You Tube they already ban videos critical of Jews because of “infringement of copyrights”. Pornography on the internet is of course “free speech” as is any form of denigration of Whites.

    The battle between the two species homo sapiens and homo Judaicus is mainly fought in the media.

    As for the Weimar period, it is striking how similar their behaviour was then to what it is now. They seem to follow a fixed program in their compulsive drive for nation wrecking.

  61. ned's Gravatar ned
    January 23, 2012 - 1:34 pm | Permalink

    America needs stronger anti-hate laws, even censorship, to staunch the spread of this sort bigoted fantasy.

    LOL! I’m glad to see the jews are reading this blog and reacting in the typical whiny fashion that they do.

    No doubt tadzio dreams of the day that the jews get to shut down the internet….

    The only question is how would you jews perpetuate your filthy pornography?

  62. Jason Speaks's Gravatar Jason Speaks
    January 23, 2012 - 1:29 pm | Permalink

    Great article. It is amazing how similar the approaches taken by Jewish activists were in that period compared to the present period. Look at the pro-homosexual plot in this movie made in 1919, co-written by one of the persons mentioned in this piece. It could be made today:

    Why is the Jewish Left preoccupied with legitimizing homosexuality? Obviously, they feel that it undermines the traditional moral fiber that holds a society together, which they seek to undermine.

    Jewish activists promoted almost the same agenda in Wiemar Germany as they are now.

  63. tadzio's Gravatar tadzio
    January 23, 2012 - 1:07 pm | Permalink

    This is rank heresy. Not a sliver of anti-Semitism has ever been a reaction the Jewish behavior. Has not this author ever read the New York Tines, listened to network news, gone to a Hollywood movie? Get with the sacred canon of Holocaustianity. Anti-Semitism is not a normal, to be expected, reaction to the actions of Jews against a nation’s dominant culture.

    America needs stronger anti-hate laws, even censorship, to staunch the spread of this sort bigoted fantasy. Jews too often have been an innocent collective lamb sacrificed upon the altar of Satan. If you do not believe me, ask the High Priest, Abe Foxman, slayer of base canards, font of all that is correct in politics. Bow before him and grow in wisdom.

  64. Alice Teller's Gravatar Alice Teller
    January 23, 2012 - 12:20 pm | Permalink

    Hold the press! Ap reports that one fifth of German ‘harbor’ anti-semitic sentiments.

    I take hope from this. If the Germans, who have endured more lectures and guilt trips than anyone on earth can retain freedom of thought and opinion, there is hope for us all. Who is paying for these studies?

  65. omop's Gravatar omop
    January 23, 2012 - 11:16 am | Permalink

    The only relevant and personal comment has to do with a relative who had a Jewish neighbor [both living in a North African country] who bragged that he had bought a six story apartment building in Berlin during the 1930s for 6 English pounds.

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