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I am a jew hath not a jew eyes hath not a jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons ,. Background: the following essay was published in der angriff, 21 january 1929 goebbels founded the newspaper in berlin in 1927 shortly after taking over as. Some months have passed since the zionist congress, but its echoes are still heard in daily life and in the press in daily life the echoes take the form of.
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