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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, January 5, 1968-5

Toynbee's Mantle as Professional Agitator Against Jews

Records Indicate
Work of Pioneer
in Birth Control

by the Arab dignitaries and
(Continued from Page 1)
British ambassador, Sir Harold
Hitler and Toynbee shook
}Seeley; his one-time assistant,
hands at the beginning and end
was also present. In 1961, Toyn-
of their conversation, and Toyn-
bee said to the Arabs: "Why
bee adds that he had studied
Palestine as the Land of the
the "beautiful" hands of Hitler,
Popular belief notwithstanding, with their "eloquent" and "grace-
Jews?" The Jews should acquire
birth control and the importance ful" gestures. His voice was
some other territory somewhere
of pediatric medicine are not prod- "agreeably human" and it was
in Europe. Arab unity was es-
ucts of 20th Century Ameri-
-sential, so that the Arab refugees
only when he mentioned the
ca. Strangely enough, they ap-
could return "under a Palestin-
word "Russia" that it became
peared on the American scene as a "raucous" and he "genuinely
ian government." Cairo exulted
result in large part of the unsuc- went crazy".
just as Berlin had dime, and the
cessful German Revolution of 1848.
Arab League was as pleased as
Toynbee has published 10 or
the Nazi Ministry of Foreign Af-
Sources available at the Ameri- more books denouncing several
fairs had once been.
can Jewish Archives on the campus countries. Major G. Melas, in his
of the Hebrew Union College— book, "Answer to a Libel" (1922)
Isaiah Berlin, in his- essay on

Toynbee is consumed by his
Sidney Webb (Lord Passfield) and
his wife, Beatrice, were "inhuman" Jewish psychosis. He 'seems to
have
donned the mantle of a pro-
or not, but Lord Passfield's "in-
human" White Paper is not re- fessional agitator against Jews,
Judaism,
Zionism and the State of
called. In "Trial and Error," Weiz-
mann gives us Lady Passfield's re- Israel. He is not alone in wield-
markable words: "I can't under- ing his pen in order to spread
stand why the Jews make such a hatred against the Jews. Unfor-
fuss over a few of their people tunately, we have always had—
killed in Palestine. As many are and still have—thousands of such
killed every week in London in writers. The Jews have managed
traffic accidents, and no one pays to survive them all and will, no
attention." H. G. Wells said her doubt, continue to do so in the

"soul" was "bony" and someone future.
else said to her, "You are a wom-
Common sense and determina-
an without a soul."
From the moment they met, tion will take you a long way in
Jewish Institute of Religion in Cin- writes: " . . . Toynbee who, with L. B. Namier, declares that "the Toynbee was attracted to Lewis any line of endeavor.
cinnati, indicate the effects of that unsatiated hatred for the Greelai men who opposed Zionism were Namier, the "foreigner" and "East
revolutionary upheaval on Dr. Ab- continues to publish violent ar- the same as those who were Galician stranger," and has kind
raham Jacobi and his medical ca- titles against the country whose against Churchill", ,among them things to say about Namier, the
veer. His letters and memoirs make history he teaches . . . " Now his Toynbee. And he adds: "Pro-Ger- historian. But, when he writes of
it possible to reconstruct Dr. Ja- hatred is concentrated against mans (Nazis) and pro-Arabs were Namier the Zionist, he describes
him as "vehement," "vindictive"
cobi's career and contribution to Zionism. He besmirches Zionism one gang".
American medicine.
by comparing it with Nazism. His In "Acquaintances," Toynbee and "even venomous." Toynbee
Graduated with a medical degree response to protests is: "I devoted describes members of his family was editor of the Chatham House
from the University of Bonn in 60 pages to the persecution of the and other personalities, from Survey and used his position to
1851, Abraham Jacobi found him- Jews." His 60 pages about the Uncle "Harry" to "Lord Samuel." present the history of Palestine
self the victim of the post-revolu- Nazi criminals cannot conceal his His portraits are incomplete and under the British Mandate from
tionary witch hunt and spent his deadly sins against Zionism. At a often distorted. He admires Prof. an anti-Zionist angle. For this rea-
son, Namier broke off his friend-
first two years after college in meeting in Montreal a student S, D. Margoliouth, whom he some-
re-
prison, accused of subversive ac- asked him whether he was an anti- times accompanied on walks in ship with him, though Toynbee
later they met by
tivities. Escaping in 1853, he at- Semite. "No," he replied, "some , Oxford, as a Syriac scholar. Mar- calls that in years
the street and became
tempted unsuccessfully to establish of my best friends in England are goliouth, who was "also a clergy- chance
himself first in England and then Jews." How frequently similar man of the Church of England," reconciled.
I sentiments were expressed in pre- disliked everything "oriental," says
in Boston.
His third attempt, in the tene- war Berlin and Vienna! L. B. one critic. Toynbee does not men-
meat section of New York City, Namier once said: "When a non- tion that his father, Ezekiel Margo-
was the real beginning of his illus- Jew starts, `I have many friends liouth, was a converted Jew who
among the Jews," the Jew knows became a missionary. Toynbee
trious career.
that this is not a preface to corn- ' seems to have become infected
By 1857, Jacobi had become so
IMMEDIATE
pliments: that a 'but' will inevi- with Margoliouth's missionary zeal.
well known as a pediatrist that
Toynbee expresses his gratitude
DELIVERY
tably follow, leading up to anti-
he was appointed lecturer on the
for the "generous" payments he
See
pathology of infancy and child- Semiti remarks."
editor
Scott,
As was to be expected, Toyn- received from C. P.
hood at the College of Physicians
bee has made a pilgrimage to of the Manchester Guardian, for
Harry
and Surgeons in New York City.
Larry
Stern
Cairo. He was warmly welcomed his contributions to that paper,
Less than 10 years after his grad-
NO FALSE PROMISES — JUST GOOD DEALS
but omits to mention that C.P.S.
uation from the University of
"WE SELL BECAUSE OF OUR REPUTATION"
has won a place in the history of
Bonn, Dr Jacobi became the first New York YM-YWHA
Zionism for his services to the
American professor of the dis-
Zionist cause.
Aids
Parents
of
Retarded
eases of children, at the New
NEW YORK (JTA)—A $120,000
In the chapter on "Lord
12555 GRAND RIVER near Meyers
York Medical College.
three-year pilot education project Bryce," Toynbee tells us that
A prolific writer, Jacobi helped to help parents of mildly mentally under the direction of Lord
BR 2-2470
establish the "American Journal retarded adolescents and young Bryce, he wrote a "Blue Book"
TE 4-4440
LI 8-4119
of Obstetrics" in 1862. He also con- adults to deal with the social and
about the persecution of the Ar-
tributed to the "New York Medi- sexual behavior of their children menians by Turkey. It could be
cal Journal" and published several , has been started by the Associated
that his anti-Zionism stems from
books and articles on the diseases' YM-YWHAs of Greater New York.
the fact that the Zionists were
of children and women. He was The project is being carried out given the Balfour Declaration
honored with the presidency of - at two Ys.
and not the Armenians as well.
numerous medical societies, among
One is the East Flatbush-Rugby Incidentally, the Balfour Decla-
them the American Medical, Asso- YM-YWHA in Brooklyn, where 90 ration was not issued after the
elation, the American Pediatric I per cent of the retarded children
capture of Jerusalem by Allen-
(By Famous Makers)
Society and the New York Acad- served by the Y are Jewish. The by, but weeks beforehand.
emy of Medicine. Many years later, other is the Samuel Field YM-
From the time of his visit to

'68s

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the Jacobi Hospital in The Bronx YWIIA in Little Neck, Queens,
would perpetuate his name. where 60 per cent are Jewish. To-

Palestine, in 1914, Lord Bryce
was a friend of Zionism—a fact
which Toynbee overlooks—and
he warmly welcomed the Balfour
Declaration. Lord Cecil, at the
festive meeting held at the Lon-
don Opera House on Dec. 2,
1917, expressed his pleasure at
the presence of Arab and Arme-
nian representatives to welcome
the Balfour Declaration, saying:
"Our wish is that Arabian coun-
tries shall be for the Arabs, Ar-
menia for the Armenians and
Judea for the Jews."
In his chapters on "Field-Afar-

Dr. Jacobi, active in the Civil gether the two Ys serve more than
Service Reform Association, con- 110 educable mentally retarded
tinually stressed the importance of youth in winter programs and
scientific methods and progress, about 140 in summer programs.
and was not afraid to express un-
The project, which is being car-
popular views. He opposed prohi- vied out with a U.S. Public Health
bition, whose negative impact on Service grant and in cooperation
American society he foresaw, and with the Child Study Association of
he advocated birth control after America, is resigned to fill a major
assessing the unfortunate effects gap in education programs for par-
of frequent births on women and c ots whose retarded child is grow-
the resulting diminishment of at- 1 .,„ up, according to Dr. Douglas
" ' ' Imes, project director and di-
tention given the children of large Ho
families.
rector of the Associated Ys re-
He practiced medicine in New search department.
shal Smuts", "Cplonel T. E. Law- I
York for nearly 66 years. His prac-
rence" and "Sir Alfred Zimmern."
tice was never limited to children,
there is again not a word about i
and his waiting rooms were always Stollman Receives their pro-Zionist attitude or work.
crowded with people of all ages
His portrayal of "the Webbs" is /
seeking his medical advice. Dr. the Churgin Award amusing; he discusses whether

Jacobi died on July 10, 1919, after
a long and highly distinguished
career.

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