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Reich Jewish Population Declined One-third; 135,000 Left in 5 Years

January 23, 1938
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The Jewish population of Germany has declined by one-third since the beginning of 1933, the Union for Scientific Study of Population Problems reported today. A total of 135,000 Jews left Germany up to the end of 1937, according to the computation of Dr. Kurt Zielenziger, published in the Union’s organ, Population.

Of this total, 43,000 Jews went to Palestine, 30,000 to Western Europe, 20,000 to Eastern Europe, 15,000 to North America, 21,000 to South America, and 4,000 to South Africa and two other countries.

According to direct inquiries in various European countries, the number of German Jews in England is 4,000; France, 6,000; the Netherlands, 5,000; Denmark, 1,000; Austria, 1,500; Czechoslovakia, 1,000; Italy, 2,000; Sweden, 800; Norway, 300; Yugoslavia, 500, and other countries, 10,000.

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