Berlin (May. 15)
Measures to make it altogether impossible for Jewish doctors and dentists to continue in practice were discussed today in the medical press, foreshadowing government intention to “socialize” the medical profession. Under these measures, everybody would be obliged to belong to a sick fund and be treated by doctors retained by the sick funds or at hospitals from which all Jews have been ousted.
If this plan is carried out, not only would all Jewish doctors suffer, but the entire Jewish population also, since the Jewish patient would not be regarded as a welcome visitor at the state-controlled sick fund headquarters or the municipal hospitals.
Six thousand Jewish children are registered in the Berlin Jewish community, whose parents wish Jewish elementary schools organized. The community has submitted an official memorandum to the Government asking permission to open these schools at the expense of the Jewish community. The community received in reply a government order for the submission of a full list of its employees with the various details of their past records, particularly their political activities.