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nothing whatever to do with the weight of the c.is, If the articles in The Dlakhokn 1 ihn ndknt ha been lOCCessfttl in securing the adherence of great boat 0f Americans, it has not been because of any blind depenKm on the statements of this paper, but be cause this great host could look about in their own COOtfnunities and in their own spheres and see that what tin articles have said is true. It is a matter of sight, not faith. That is the reason why Mr. Herman Bernstein's articles were totally unworthy as a defense of his people ind valueless as a contribution to the Ques tion. Mr. Bernstein, with the aid of the pro-Jewish Hearst syndicate, and the lurid-lettered Hearst news papers from coast to coast, may laugh every person connected with the matter out of court, but when he has done, the Facts are still there, and the indictment is unchanged Doesn't Mr. Bernstein see that? Of course he does. lie is not a member of the American Jewish Committee for nothing. The American Jewish Committee exists for the management of just such policies and propaganda as have forced the Question to the front in these United States. The Bernstein wad is shot, just as the Brisbane wad and the William Hard wad and numerous lesser wads have been shot, but they never reached as far as the Question. Crediting men like Bernstein with an interest in the matter as well as a certain amount of intelligence, the only explanation that can be made of their perform ances is that they arc sparring for time. Not daring to meet the Question, for that would involve too much confession, they arc hopeful that the Question itself will wear out; but that they might not seem to be in active they break in from time to time with such per formances as those of Bernstein, wry'ch are as for midable as if they were pot-boilers wrung out of the necessities of an impecunious writer. It the Question dies out; if these studies can be brought to an end because of the barrage of abuse which the Jewish press is hurling, then the Jewish leaders can proclaim a victory, and they will have Mr. Bernstein's large red headlines in the Hearst pa pers to prove that they were in the thick of the fray. Again, how unfortunate are the Jews in their leaders and defender! ! There is room for suspecting that the weakness of the Jewish defense is due not only to a reluctance to indulge in that confession which would result in the further breach between the mass of the Jewish people and their incompetent leaders, but also to a hope that in the meantime some "back fire" may be started which will be effective in drawing public attention away from the main Question to something else. That has been the mark of Jewish strategy from the beginning of this series to start a diversion. Starting a Negro "Back Fire 9 TO ILLUSTRATE this will involve mention of a phase of the Question which has not yet come up for detailed discussion. It is one of the disadvantages which these studio labor under that it is impossible to pre sent the material on as wide a scale as might be de sirable. Thus many phases of the Question are still waiting publication. One of these relates to the bond which exists between certain Jewish influences and the Negro population of the country. There have been strange ut its and convulsions among the Negro peo ple in the United States, prophets have arisen, new watchwords have been coined, a spirit wholly unlike the Negro as his normal self has made its appearance, aatfl it is no longer anything but the plainest truth to M' that the Negro Question is more acute as a national problem than it ever was before. Kor is this the fault of the Negro. Fortunately the American knows the Negro better than anyone eNe and is not a victim of "race prejudice." All the obtainable facts seem to point in the direction of the conclusion that the Negro is being tampered with bv influences cleverer than anything that he could dcvie and more malicious than anything the Negro himself would naturally create. That is, the Negro is being need as a tool by some influence whose interest is in national disorder. It is a big question and there is plenty of material to present regarding it. But this much is said merely for introduction. The well-known assertion of the Jews that "the Xe,roes and the Jem are the only two oppressed races in the United States" has long been harped into Negro ears. Now for one of the reactions. It is solemnly de clared in a Negro publication that : "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion is the ritual of the Ku-Klux-Klan." "The International Jew,' now running in The Dearborn Independent if a series of lectures from The Imperial Wizard to the members of the Ku-Klux-Klan, instructing them how to perfect the Invisible Empire." This paper seriously instructs its readers to read The Dearborn Independent's articles with this secret key in mind. For "Jew," read "Klan." For "American Jewish Committee" read "American Klan." Thus, in the minds of the Negro readers of the newspaper here quoted the seed of the suspicion is planted that the Jews and the Negroes must stand to gether in the fellowship of persecution, which really means, in the present state of the Negro mind, some thing more. Still Building on the Sand IT IS not easy to believe that this amazing attempt to start a back fire among the Negroes was conceived by a Negro. It is out of harmony with his point of view and his temperament. The idea was very prob ably of quite other origin. We would call the attention of the United States Government to the present situation among the Negroes and urge that a strict investigation be made into those influences which are arousing the Negro to courses of which he will become the victim while his hidden in stigators go free. It is a fact explaining this flight of the Jews to the Negroes for help, that the help which the Jewish lead ers seek is usually a help based upon a false idea. That "we are the only two oppressed races in the United States" is both untrue and seditious, since there are no oppressed races here, and such an amalgamation of two races under the plea of oppression constitutes a threat against the rest of the people. In time the Negroes too will find that out, after they have served the Jewish leaders' purpose and possibly suffered for it; for all other people up to this time have found that out and have withdrawn. Just now the "Chosen People" theory a? a hindrance to plain speaking about Jewish influence upon Amer ican life is less flourishing and impressive than per haps at any other time in the country's history why? because the Jew, by inserting his influence into the very councils of the Christian church, has stressed that "chosen people" theory until it burst all bounds of truth and justice. The Jewish people, as people and as Jews, have always been able to appeal to the Christian church and the Christian conscience in the United States, in the complete assurance that what was right and gen erous in their behalf would be assisted in every pos sible way. This has been the attitude of the church since its implantation in the United States, and before. The Jews prospered under this attitude, indeed could not have prospered without it, and were anxious at all times to strengthen a far as possible the doctrinal basis on which this spirit rested. That doctrinal basis was, of course, "the Chosen People" theory. It was not obnoxious until it became overworked. No text of scripture has been in wider use the last six months in the United States than that which is quoted i saying that anyone who blesses "thee" shall be blessed and anyone who curses "thee" shall be cursed the common interpretative reference being made, of course, to the Jews whom we see today, Mor ris Gest, and "the Wolf of Wall Street " as well as the others. It represents a "fear of the Jews" strongly fostered by inisemphasis on certain words supposed to favor the Jew in all that he does and set him apart from and above the rest of society with relation to his social doings. World Rule Not by Materialism TpHAT has largely broken down. First, it has broken I down because it was spoken of All Israel, eleven twelfths of which is now without identity, and not of the Jews only; second, because even if the Jews are "the chosen people" their own scriptures distinctly de clare that the methods they now adopt are not the chosen methods. Some people even ministers who ought to know better are so weighed upon by super stitious fear and a desire to accommodate present-day Jewish facts to anything but common sense, that they even excuse modern Jewish methods with the asser tion that "the Jews are prophesied to rule the world"' and "these methods are the way by which the prophecy is being fulfilled" these methods being the cornering of gold, the control of commerce and all the other things this series has talked about. The absurdity of this cannot fail one day to strike the minds that harbor it. If tomorrow the fiction that gold is wealth should be done away and some day it will be done away all this control of the world through gold will be done away too, and the international Jews will be left alone sitting upon their little hillocks of metal. They will be the first junk-dealers of the new era, and their junk will be their gold. Again: let the world eliminate war and all the profits that accumulate from it, past profits in the form of interest, present profits, and future profits which will continue as long as the present system of credits and interest continue-, and one moment after this elimination all this "pr phetic" control of the world goes to smash. If the Jews are to rule, it must be with a scepter other than gold. If they are to wield universal power, it cannot be on the basis of tfieir present materialism. The basis is wrong. The fear is wrong. The whole doctrine has been used for wrong purposes, for the stoppage of truth-telling and the concealment of situa tions that ought to be disclosed. That refuge, however, is passing. No more "anti Semitic" pursuit and judgment faces the Jew today than that which he may find in his own Scriptures. He now flees to a coalition with the Negro, because the other which he is fast losing is based on a wrong idea which he had no little hand in fostering. How many more such moves will he have to make before he sees that his refuge is not in the "delusion of persecution" which he has permitted to victimize him, but in a frank face-to-face estimate of the situa tion as it appeals to him to reconcile himself with the world not by ceasing to be a Jew, not by pretending not to be a Jew. but by ceasing to be anti-social, and by ceasing to pretend that his Semitic descent elevates him above the general social interest. hook containing 256 pages of the firat twenty articled on The International Jew will be aent to any address, upon receipt of 25 cents in stamps to cover printing and mailing cost. Nahum Sokolow, according to Jewish Correspondence Bu Paris correspondent, in ex wnmg why the "Polish-Jewish yuestm,r wa, not raiscd at tm. neva meeting of the League of txatons. Mid the Jewish Commit ment to Geneva with two main obec s. One was to trv and se- uW m,'lnrit' rights" in countries IZL n had 110t 'et the i s was fuI,v obtained. The League adopted rizht nBSPp f requiring recognition of minority 'is wrnch means "special Jewish rights' exclusively, condition of League membership. mcnt nrJc Jews have been elected to the new Parlia lev "h- I'nion of South Africa. They are Morris anr, David Harris and Harry Grauman. Jewish World Notes "Th Passive i "isiory nas usually oeen piciurea a S. Wise nt submi've and saintly. Dr. Stephen when at R VC a vivid Portrayal of the modern rabbi of the i v 111 Arbor hc addressed the student body with a V,vers'ty of Michigan and thrilled his auditors Now that L Tr"? defense of his war record fpnd him? wTn attaed, Dr. Wise will not only de em Jew , but shw the 'Anti-Semite how the mod cacts to these wholly unwarranted assaults. The submissive Jew is of the past. Today we are alert and fighting back" Rabbi Coffee in Chicago Jew ish Sentinel. These be brave words; but it will be news to those who were present on the occasion men tioned that the auditors were "thrilled" by the New York rabbi's performance. It would be nearer the truth to say that they witnessed an exhibition of ques tionable taste and an abuse of the hospitality of the university to devote his time to an arrogant and in solent attack on a member of the faculty on a purely personal issue before an audience gathered to hear a lecture on "Americanism." And it might be added that up to date, Rabbi Wise has failed to keep his threat to hale Professor Hobbes before the courts, although the latter has replied to the rabbi's "challenge" by repeating in the public prints his characterisation of Rabbi Wise s "war record." Jews will be especially grateful to President Wilson. He favored liberal immigration laws, and worked for the rights of minority races. He appointed no Jew to of fice as political reward for votes delivered. Those Jews he did se lect were worthy representatives, as Judge Samuel Alschuler. of Chi cago, Justice Louis D. Brandeis. of Boston, Henry Morgenthau and Abram I Klkus, of New York City. When the Presi dent SOttftH advice, he consulted such men as Felix Frankfurter, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Kdward A. Filene. Bernard Baruch. and Julius Rosenwald. Citizens of this Mtj serving America with unselfish devotion, have blessed Judaism a well Rabbi Rudolph L Coffee, in Chicago Smtinel. According to a Jewish News Service dispatch from London, the next Zionist executive will consist of Pro fessor Chayim Weizmann, Nahum Sokolow, Sir Alfred Mond, Major James Rothschild, Judge Julian W. Mack, Julius Simon, Nehemiah De Lima and M. M Ussishkin. It is suggested that Mr. Justice Brandeis rtmain as "honorary president of the world Zionist organization," and there is some agitation to have Zhabotinsky and Neiditch added to the executive is representatives of the Russian Zionists.