Dr. Fritz Loewe Who Commanded German Greenland Expedition After Death of Its Leader Dr. Wegener Addr

Dr. Fritz Loewe, the Jewish member of the German Greenland Expedition, who took command of the expedition on its return to Germany after the death of its leader, Dr. Alfred Wegener, has delivered an address on the work of the Expedition at a meeting of the Federation for Jewish Land Settlement in Germany held at the home of Herr Rudolf S. Mosse, Rabbi Dr. Leo Baeck, President of the German Federation of Rabbis, and of the German B’nai B’rith, Dr. Leo Loewenstein, President of the Federation of Jewish ex-Soldiers, Rabbi Dr. Lehmann, Dr. Kollenscher, and other prominent German Jews were present.

Dr. Loewe and his group were cut off on the inland ice, and lost all contact with the main group. All through last winter it was feared that he and his group had perished. When he returned to Germany, several of his toes were frozen, and-had to be amputated.

Dr. Hollander, who was in the chair, addressed the gathering on the work of the Federation for Jewish Land Settlement area at Gross Gaglow, and appealing for assistance in its work. The more menacing the economic crisis was, he said, the more important was the idea of Jewish settlement on the land.

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