The Jews of Eastern Europe

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T. Seltzer, 1926 - Immigrants - 292 pages
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Page 29 - Hawthorn, Calif., pp. 281-232. who for the time have constituted themselves the Russian government, and make it possible that, instead of this, a truly democratic Government which alone can become the salvation of Russia, be established, the present regime, which cannot possibly remain permanently, will surely be followed by reactionary rule, most likely as undesirable as that of the Romanoffs was, whose autocracy brought such misery and suffering upon the Russian people.1 Before the establishment...
Page 28 - ... was Jacob Schiff not a supporter of the Soviet regime, but he was a supporter of the White armies that fought against the Soviet regime. In 1919 he wrote a letter to a magazine called Struggling Russia which supported the White army's struggles for a truly democratic government in Russia. He said : Let me congratulate you upon what you have accomplished in the face of constant attack and vituperation on the part of the various elements who appear to consider the existing state of anarchy and...
Page 244 - I stand before you with the consciousness of having done my duty, to the best of my abilities.
Page ix - Conclusion In this brief article the attempt has been made to give a general idea of the geology of the state, and a very little of what it means to the people who live here. In conclusion I wish to emphasize that the same forces and processes that made Wisconsin in the past are at work today just as they always have been, "with no vestige of a beginning and no prospect of an end.
Page 45 - In the sixties, Jewry, of its own accord, began to drink the brew of assimilation, but it could only do it by the spoonful. Later, when new watchwords had been sounded and Jewry, in a...
Page 88 - Poland and at the same time maintain the Hebrew population in perpetual bondage. You cannot erect in Poland a free, selfgoverning State and at the same time exclude from that State the most enterprising, the most intelligent, the wealthiest section of the community.
Page 29 - I sincerely hope that your cherished hopes for the regeneration of Russia and for the overthrow of the twin tyrannies, Tsarism and Bolshevism, may soon be realized...
Page 152 - Commissar" and with whom he intends to have great fun this evening. He has prepared something in the nature of a crown, and a bamboo stick. He will place the crown on the head of the little Jew and will press it down with the stick until the skull of the Jew bursts. Is this not entertaining?
Page 29 - The Lenin-Trotsky regime spells ruthless despotism; therefore to me it is loathsome and intolerable.
Page 87 - But later he says, disdainfully, "it is difficult to imagine the destitution of the bulk of the Polish Jews. . . . They are miserably underfed, they are shamefully overcrowded.

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