Berlin (Jul. 31)
In view of the economic changes in Germany, the Jews are faced with a much more serious situation than their non-Jewish fellow-citizens, the “Central Verein Zeitung” writes today, emphasising the higher percentage of Jews affected by these economic changes. Not only employers but a large number of Jewish employees working in different enterprises find themselves now faced with a new situation, due to the serious economic circumstances in the country.
It is to be expected, the paper writes, that in the next few years, the category of Jewish employers will dwindle still more. Thus Jews, particularly Jewish employees who have based their life on that economic structure, will be the greatest sufferers. To draw practical conclusions from this situation, it is necessary that an adjustment of our economic activities to the present general changes should take place. At least the growing Jewish generation in Germany will have to undergo this radical change in order to achieve some measure of assured and satisfactory economic existence. We must get used to the idea that the growing generation will have to face quite different circumstances than we do, and will therefore have to choose altogether different professions from the generation which preceded us. This “professional migration” is unavoidable, the paper warns.