In February 1933 Wilhelm Frick, member of the NSDAP and German Minister of the Interior, was interviewed by Dutch-Canadian journalist Pierrer van Paassen, who put it to Frick:"Moreover, anyone who care to investigate Jewish life but superficially soon discovers that instead of an indissoluble international solidarity as you claim, the same lines that divide society in classes operate in Jewish life. The best proof probably is that several Jewish bankers are backing Herr Hitler financially and that a Jewish bank is backing Prince Starhenberg in Austria. Since you say you are going to act strongly against the Jews, these Jewish banks are indirectly your aids. How can you speak of Jewish solidarity under the circumstance?"
Van Paassen clearly couldn't have got a proper answer from Frick: