Jobs in Soviet Agreeing with Doctor Exiles

Jewish doctors who left Germany and were permitted to enter Soviet Russia with the assistance of the Agro-Joint, the American Committee to Settle Jews on Land in the Soviet Union, are highly satisfied with their work in the Soviet institutions and in the Jewish colonies, according to reports reaching the Agro-Joint today.

In a number of letters received by the Agro-Joint office here from these doctors, enthusiasm is expressed over the reception which they were given in the Jewish colonies and the life there. One of the doctors, a specialist on rheumatism, refused to leave the Jewish colonies in the Stalindorf region for a higher position in a Soviet university, declaring that he feels happy in the Jewish settlement.

The Agro-Joint has arranged special quarters for the German-Jewish doctors who are being brought over to Soviet Russia on visas obtained for them through the Committee’s offices. Each refugee is entitled to live in the special quarters for a period of two months, during which time everything is provided for him, until he is settled. So far, however, not a single German-Jewish doctor has spent more than two or three weeks in these quarters because they all, without exception, have found employment immediately upon their arrival.

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