Extinction of Many Jewish Communities in Germany Perdicted

The Jewish population in Germany has become stabilized for the moment at 25.000 and a “marginal” Jewish community will survive in some of the major south German cities and Berlin unless there is a major international up heaval, Paul W. Freedman, JTA correspondent in Germany, told a luncheon meeting tendered him by the World Jewish Congress here yesterday. He added that many of the now existent local communities would become extinct during the present generation.

Mr. Freedman, who will return to Germany at the end of the month, noted that the majority of the 2.000 Jewish children in Germany today are of elementary school age. All of them attend German schools since efforts to establish Jewish all-day schools have thus far been unsuccessful, he said.

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