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Palestine Govt. Weighs Restricting Number of Jews in Professions

Deputy Director of Health Joseph W. P. Harkness informed the Jewish Telegraphic Agency yesterday that the government of Palestine was considering a possible restriction of the number of licenses issued to doctors. He declared that out of a total of 1,043 physicians in Palestine, 882 were Jewish. Most of the Jewish physicians licensed this year, he stated, were German immigrants. The total inumber of doctors and dentists in Palestine on November 30 was 1,566. Since the end of 1932 there had been an increase of 500 Jews in these professions, Deputy Director Harkness declared.