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“London Times” Urges Prohibition of Jewish Immigration into England

The "London Times" published an article yesterday, urging that East European Jewish immigrants be prohibited from entering England, giving as the reason that typhus, favus and trachoma are prevalent in Russia, the border states and in the East European ghettos.

The paper further gives a number of arguments of an anti-Semitic nature and declares that another reason for this prohibition is the fact that tuberculosis is prevalent among the Jewish population in the East End of London. "Although the Jew is less susceptible to tuberculosis, he is, however, more exposed to this disease by reason of the special Jewish trades, particularly tailoring. The Jews suffer from nervous diseases and hysteria as evidenced in the London air raids during the war", the paper asserts.