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Nazi Influence Deprives German-jewish Refugees of Work in Other Countries

November 17, 1933
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The policy of the German government is to persecute German-Jewish refugees and to prevent their employment even in other countries, it was revealed today to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. It was learned that the German government is using every means to induce other countries to abstain from engaging refugee Jews.

As a result of this policy, the plan to settle a number of Jewish doctors in Egypt has failed. After lengthy negotiations, the Egyptian government sent a special emissary to Berlin to interview displaced Jewish scientists. However, the Nazi government succeeded in inducing the Egyptian emissary to employ Nazi doctors instead.

Similarly, the Nazi government is now trying to persuade the Turkish government not to employ a group of forty doctors who petitioned the Turkish government for employment in hospitals.

It is hoped that the Turkish government, unlike that of Egypt, will not submit to Nazi influence, although, already the Turkish government, out of a desire to compromise with the Nazi wishes, has engaged fifteen Jewish professors for the new clinic, established by the government, instead of the contemplated engagement of thirty Jews. The other fifteen posts were offered to non-Jews.

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