Stockholm (Jan. 31)
Prof. Linkomics, vice-president of the Finnish parliament, in a statement to representatives of the German press, “clarified” the position of the Jews in Finland.
“There is no Jewish problem in our country,” he said. “We have only about 800 Jews in the whole of Finland and they are mostly dealers in ready-made clothing. It is impossible to speak of rich Finnish Jews. The position of the Jews in our country could be described as that of complete isolation. It is quite impossible for a Jew in Finland to associate with Finns or to become assimilated. I personally have never met Jews in Finnish company.”