Einstein Greets Allied Jewish Campaign; Hadassah Pledges Its Cooperation

Dr. Albert Einstein, world-renowned discoverer of the “relativity theory,” has sent greetings to the Allied Jewish Campaign, which will be officially launched at a national conference in Washington Saturday night and Sunday. His greetings, cabled from Berlin, are as follows: “Sacrifice for the sake of others is in the last analysis Jewry’s strongest unifying bond, and at the same time the most convincing proof of its vitality. What you will give for the Jews of Eastern Europe and for Palestine, you will give to the Jewish people. By so giving, your own strength will grow and you will safeguard and develop for us and for all mankind all that has value in our tradition.”

The officers of the Allied Jewish Campaign also made public yesterday a statement by Mrs. Robert Szold, president of Hadassah, the women’s Zionist Organization of America, pledging the cooperation of its 50,000 members to this combined effort to raise $6,000,000 for the purposes of the Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish Agency for Palestine. Mrs. Szold’s statement reads: “The 50,000 American women who are members of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization, enter whole-heartedly into the Allied Jewish Campaign with pride in the harmony effected by American Jewry and with confidence in the success of the huge undertaking. Hadassah has labored for eighteen years on a specific constructive project in Palestine, building up a system of non-sectarian medical and public health work that is a widely-felt influence in the Near East. Hadassah faces the future of its own special aims in Palestine and of the general program of construction there with that wellgrounded hope that only the strength of unity can bring. The Joint Distribution Committee has made a great contribution in bringing relief to great numbers of our brethren in Russia and other parts of Eastern Europe. The opportunity which is now offered to American Jewry for the first time to unite their efforts for Jews wherever they are situated, is unique, and I hope will be entirely successful.”

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