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46,000 Vienna Jews Reported in Acute Distress

Reports from Vienna indicate acute distress among the city’s 46,000 Jews. Men are forced to work at loading trains and as building laborers, receiving 75 pfennig hourly. Women are forced to work in the fields.

Jews are faced with famine since, being restricted to certain hours in making purchases, they often find supplies exhausted when they go to shop. Dr. Josef Loewen-herz, president of the Vienna Jewish Community, has issued an appeal for material aid.

Nazi anti-Jewish propaganda over the Vienna radio is increasingly violent, having a marked effect throughout Rumania.