President Masaryk Calls Jewish Crisis Problem for League

The Jewish question in Germany transcends the bounds of purely internal questions and will be taken up by the League of Nations, in the opinion of Professor Thomas G. Masaryk, one of Europe’s outstanding statesmen and founder and president of the Czechoslovakian Republic.

Professor Masaryk expressed this belief in the course of a forty-minute audience he granted to Jacob Landau, managing director of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, at the presidential summer residence at Topolcanky.

“I am following with interest the proceedings of the Zionist congress at Prague and the efforts to establish a Jewish National Home have, of course, my whole-hearted sympathy,” Professor Masaryk declared.

Asked whether the League of Nations should take up the problem of the German Jews who have been deprived of their rights, the noted statesman declared:

“I assume that the League of Nations will indeed take up this matter. The Jewish problem in Germany cannot be considered as a purely internal question. Thousands of Jews who have been deprived of their right and opportunities to make a living are fleeing from Germany in an increasing

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