Manchester (Sep. 28)
The growing tendency in Northern England to refuse employment to Jews is commented upon today in the “Daily Express” here.
The paper discloses that a hundred thousand Jews in Northern England are suffering from discrimination against them.
Anti-Semitic discrimination is concealed under various forms, says the “Daily Express.”
Many Jews, it points out, are compelled to change their foreign names to names more Anglicized when seeking employment. But even this does not always help.
The insurance companies, the paper asserts, are making the position of the Jewish businessmen difficult. This discrimination is carried to the sports and social worlds as well, it says. Many sports clubs and restaurants refuse to accept Jews and Jews are even barred from public dances.
The paper publishes a series of statements from various Jewish leaders in the north of England substantiating in essence its allegations regarding discrimination.
The “Daily Express” states that not religion but brains should be the test for employes and asserts that Christians who refuse to employ Jews may be the losers in the final analysis.