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London Times Sees Reich Jews “caught Like Rats in Trap”

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“Between Nazi pressure, the German foreign exchange restrictions and the immigration regulations of possible countries of refuge, the great majority of the Jews in Germany appear to be caught like rats in a trap,” declares the Berlin correspondent of The Times.

Describing possibilities of exporting capital from the Reich as “almost non-existent,” he predicts that although “conditions for the Jews are likely to get worse rather than better, there will not be an exodus in the catastrophic numbers expected by League experts.”

Outlining the methods of exporting capital to Palestine and Italy, the correspondent states that “for the poorer Jews there is not much hope, unless they have the qualifications for agricultural work, but the young people can get to Palestine if they are willing to take one of the Zionist training courses.”

He scouts the idea that the Economics Ministry is deliberately placing obstacles in the way of Jewish emigration, declaring that Germany is compelled to get the maximum foreign exchange out of her export trade.

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