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Refugee Work Begins in Cuba

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A commission composed of three members representing the National Council of Jewish women and the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society, will sail for Cuba on June 28th. This commission will put into effect the recommendations submitted by Miss Cecelia Razovsky and Dr. D. Vera Shimberg of the Department of Immigrant Aid of the National Council of Jewish Women, following their survey in April and May of conditions confronting the Jewish refugees in Havana and throughout Cuba. Miss Razovsky will serve as one of the members of this special commission to launch a program of constructive service.

One of the great difficulties that will have to be solved by the newly appointed directors of the refugee work will be to aid the Jewish refugees to adjust themselves to their new environment. Very few of them have ever lived in tropical regions and must be taught proper diets and the preparation of foods.

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