Berlin (May. 16)
Zionists and Jewish Communists came to blows at a meeting held this week at Frankfurt-on-the-Main, called by the Frankfurt branch of the Jewish Colonisation Society of Russia (Ozet), to conduct recruiting among the unemployed Jewish youth in Germany, to induce them to go out to Bureya, the Jewish colonisation region in Siberia. A large number of Zionists came to the meeting and took part in the discussion, throwing cold water on the scheme, and the Communists refused to let them continue to speak. There was an uproar, and the police had to be called in to restore order.
The German section of the Ozet has recently been intensifying its activities in Germany, hoping to secure a large contingent of Bureya settlers among the young Jewish unemployed. The first group of migrants from Germany for Bureya, mostly building workers, will leave this week, it is stated. They have been recruited in Berlin, Hamburg, Essen, and Cologne.