VICHY (Dec. 29)
An important scientific body in occupied France has voted to continue support to Jewish scholars, it was reported here today, as the Nazi authorities took further action to oust Jews from the fields of science, entertainment and commerce.
The Central Committee for Scientific Scholarships in France voted, 29 to 1, to maintain all scholarships held by Jews for the next year.
This action came as the German authorities forbade Jewish scholars to publish articles summarizing their research in scientific periodicals and books in occupied France. The periodical Annales de Physique, which was suspended for publishing articles signed by Jews, was authorized to resume on the condition that there be no Jewish collaborators.
Meanwhile, all cinema and stage actors in the occupied zone were ordered to prove their “Aryan” origin. Jewish and half-Jewish actors will be eliminated.
“Aryanization” of Jewish business enterprises was also begun in the occupied zone. “Aryan” supervisors were appointed for the more important Jewish enterprises.