Berlin (Sep. 25)
Fifty thousand dollars is urgently needed here to meet demands for relief among German Jews who have been deprived of livelihoods, according to the Central Wohlfartsstelle.
The funds will provide means to satisfy the need for immediate aid, and will hardly be sufficient to finance soup kitchens and free coal supplies. Central Jewish relief committees which are attempting to readjust Jews ousted from their livelihoods to other professions, have worked out a program designed to curtail the intense and widespread poverty among German Jewry. It is feared that many will resort to suicide unless means are found to solve their difficulties.
During the past four months, aid was sought in a single month by 2,756 Jews, including about 1,000 women. Sixty per cent of the male applicants were merchants.