NEW YORK (Apr. 16)
Declaring the situation of the Jews in Poland worse than in Germany, Benjamin Winter, national chairman of the American Committee Appeal for the Relief of Jews in Poland, blamed the Polish Government for contributing to impoverization of the Jews by “a definite, carefully-planned, determined campaign of economic anti-Semitism.” He spoke last night over a national network of the National Broadcasting Co.
“All classes of the Jewish people have been affected by the incidence of this policy,” he stated. “The deadliest single blow to the Jewish economic position was the institution of State monopolies of industries. Not only have the State monopolies eliminated many of the Jewish enterprises, but there exists a practical boycott against the re-employment of Jews in the monopolized industries.”