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Unable to Find Substitute, Nazis Restore Post to Jewish Scholar

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The first case of the reinstatement of a Jewish professor by a German university occurred here when Professor Eugene Mittwoch was invited to resume the chair of Oriental and Semitic studies at the University of Berlin.

It is reported that Professor Mittwoch was asked to return because university authorities were unable to find a substitute for him. Similarly the other universities and faculties are experiencing difficulties of the same character. Students complain of the incompetence of the Aryan substitutes who took the place of the experienced Jewish professors.

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency was informed by very reliable sources that the Ministry of Education is considering inviting back those dismissed Jewish professors who are war veterans and therefore do not fall under the Aryan clause, which prohibits the employment of a Jew or even a descendant of a Jew. War veterans are exempted.

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