Berlin (Aug. 11)
(J. T. A. Mail Service)
On the occasion of the anniversary of the Weimar Constitution of the German Republic, drafted by the late German Jewish statesman, Dr. Hugo Preuss, the “Juedisehe Zeitung” of Breslau, publishes an article in which it says:
“On this day, on which nine years ago the Censtitution of the German Republic was signed, the Jewish population of Germany declares itself once more without any reservations in support of the ideas which went to frame the great work of Weimar–peace among the nations, with opportunities to the German people to develop freely, which bind all Germans without distinction of religion or political or economic position, and we demand that the Republican Governments, both Federal and in the separate States, should see to it that there should be an end to the distinction still largely resailing between the letter of the Constitution and the actual practice in Germany in regard to the Jewish population.
Germany’s Jews will in the future, is in the past, give the State in full assure what is due to the State, but they put the natural demand that this were State shall give them protection of safeguard their honor, their political religious and economic liberty, in ##dance with the Constitution, to a ##ler extent than hitherto, and they of these things not for their own sake, ? for the honor of the Fatherland and its prestige among the nations,” the paper writes.