Palestine’s absorption of 25,000 German Jews is proof that Palestine stands the test as a Jewish national home, Dr. Weizmann declared in a report of the Jewish Agency’s Central Bureau for the Settlement of German Jews.
In the report Dr. Weizmann, who is head of the bureau, voiced confidence that Palestine would stand the test in ever increasing measure if greater support is given by the Jews of the world.
Dr. Weizmann praised highly the effect of German-Jewish immigration on the building of the Jewish national home. He pointed
out, however, that despite all efforts the refugee problem has not yet been solved.
While the plight of the refugees is rapidly becoming worse, he stated, appeals from the League of Nation’s high commissioner to the various governments have hardly found an echo. The result of this failure to respond on the part of the governments, he said, has been to overwhelm the Central Bureau with pleas for immigration certificates.
The report reviewed all the measures taken for the settlement in Palestine of German Jews and stated that work has been restricted by limited funds.