LONDON (May. 22)
Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, declared today that “not all is beer and skittles in Palestine, but it is one thing to die in Berlin or Frankfort and another thing to take that risk when establishing a new life in a Jewish National Home.”
Addressing a conference of the League of Nations Union on German refugees, he said that the Jewish national home was facing great difficulties with the determination to overcome these difficulties, however formidable they might appear temporarily.
He asserted in connection with Germany that all who have taken an interest in the situation have come to the decision that the only solution of the problem presented to the world by the persecution — “systematic, scientific and refined” — is a sort of systematic evacuation of the German Jewish community from the Reich.