Category Archives: German Jewish Newspapers

Jewish-Liberal Newspaper, March 11, 1921

Religious Liberalism. by Rabbi Dr. Vogelstein (Breslau). Partial translation: Dr. Vogelstein had recently seen the term “liberal Judaism” used in contrast to “positive Judaism.” The label “liberal” has been adopted from political life, and liberal Judaism does share some traits … Continue reading

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Jewish-Liberal Newspaper, March 4, 1921

On the Nationalist German Jew. by Attorney Erich Spitz (Breslau) Synopsis: Spitz opens by lamenting how sick the entire “civilized” society has been for the last six and a half years. The causes are many, but one thing that the … Continue reading

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Jewish-Liberal Newspaper, February 18, 1921

Socialism und Judaism. by Dr. Walter Brinitzer, Chemnitz Synopisis: Socialism is frequently spoken of, but little understood. Whenever socialism is seen as negative, it is associated with Judaism. How easy it is to connect two things which we don’t comprehend. … Continue reading

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Jewish-Liberal Newspaper, February 4, 1921

The Central Organization of German Jewry. by Heinrich Stern, Attorney (Berlin) and Chairman of the German Liberal Jewry Association. Synopsis: Stern describes the historical significance of German Jewish congregations having come together despite their divisions to ratify this new organization’s … Continue reading

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Jewish-Liberal Newspaper, January 21, 1921

On Vanquishing Anti-Semitism. An Open Letter to Pastor Lic. theol. Moering from Berthold Cohn (Vossen). Synopsis: Cohn opens with praise for Pastor Moering and an observation how rare it is in today’s Germany to find a Christian with a similar … Continue reading

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Jewish-Liberal Newspaper, January 14, 1921

Hatred. by Dr. Sigfried Behrens (Gottingen). Synopsis: The world is full of hatred. Many blame the hatred on the psychosis of war which should fade. However, the flames of hatred are easily rekindled. Day and night wise men counsel peace, … Continue reading

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Jewish-Liberal Newspaper, January 7, 1921

“This is the finger of God!” Exodus, 8. 15. Synopsis: In the Bible, there are several examples of God’s warning signals being ignored—the Pharaoh who ignored the ten plagues, Amos’s people who ignored drought, starvation, and revolution. Judaism does not … Continue reading

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