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Asks Dismissal of Berlin U. Rector for His Expulsion of Jewish Student, Dobriner

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Dr. Adolf Deismann, rector of University of Berlin was publicly called upon to resign today by Karl Zweig, step-father of Leo Dobriner, the Jewish student who was expelled last week from the University because of his alleged membership in the Communist Party and his reported participation in the recent student disturbances at the University.

In an open letter to Dr. Deismann, Herr Zweig charges that the rector “admitted that Dobriner did not take part in the disturbances and that last year he had resigned from the University Communist party. Nevertheless you have taken upon yourself to destroy a young life and therefore you must resign from office”.

Jewish students are of the opinion that Dr. Deismann’s action in expelling Dobriner was due to his endeavor to maintain a fifty-fifty balance between the Nazis and Jews in expelling students, although the Jews are blameless. Dobriner sought to commit suicide last week when he was expelled.

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