Quotation from Jacob Klatzkin “Whoever calls the foreign land his Fatherland is a traitor to the Jewish people” — 1921
Editor-in-chief from 1909 to 1911 of Die Welt
, the official organ of German Zionism.
- Klatzkin, Jacob (1882-1948) ( 1 quotation )
" We Jews are aliens ...a foreign people in your midst and we.wish to stay that way. A Jew can never be a loyal German, whoever calls the foreign land his Fatherland is a traitor to the Jewish people. "
Jacob Klatzkin, Krisis und Entscheidung im Judentum: Probleme des modernen Judentums , 2d ed., Berlin: Jüdischer Verlag, 1921, p.118; quoted by Klaus Herrmann, Historical perspectives on political Zionism and antisemitism , dans Zionism & Racism , 1977, p. 204,
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