Geneva (Aug. 18)
A twenty-five year plan for proportional distribution after the war of all the Jews in Europe among all branches of national economy in various countries was presented here today by Dr. Aaron Syngalowski, leader of the world Ort, at a conference of representatives of Jewish organizations in Switzerland.
The plan, which attracted attention in non-Jewish circles in Switzerland, as well as in the Jewish circles of the country, is based on the theory that Jewish political security is dependent on economic assimilation of the Jew. “Only in times of unrestricted economic liberalism can formal equality rights have a value without vocational parity with the non-Jewish population.” Dr. Syngalowski told the conference.
The realization of his plan is not easy, but, Dr. Syngalowski added, it is incumbent on leaders interested in post-war Jewish policies to see that this proposal is included in the state programs of all European countries. The conference adopted a resolution urging the need of a constructive program designed by leading Jewish organizations “to ward off the danger of a growing refugee generation which may become incapable of doing any work.”
A Swiss Ort Committee was constituted here today composed of the most important Jewish leaders in the country, under the presidency of Armand Braunschwig, in its plans for vocational re-training of Jewish refugees by a council of experts composed of prominent engineers, technicians and industrialists.