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American Ort to Hold National Conference in N. Y., Nov. 30

More than a hundred delegates, representing various “landsmanschaften”, Jewish societies in this country organized according to the cities of their former countries, have already registered to attend the national conference of the American Ort, which will take place at the Hotel Pennsylvania on November 30th in New York.

The conference, according to a statement made yesterday by Murray Levine, chairman of the American Ort, and Dr. Henry Moskowitz, chairman of the executive committee, will discuss the report from the Ort representative in Moscow that the Soviet authorities in Ukraine signed an agreement whereby the former will grant the declassed Jews in Ukraine raw material and space for factories, provided the “landsmanschaften” in the United States will furnish part of the money to equip the factories.

L. B. Boudin, chairman of the landsmanschaft department of the American Ort, will preside, and Dr. B. Dubovsky, acting chairman, will render a report on the Ort’s recent accomplishments and on its plans for the future. Among those scheduled to speak are: Dr. H. Moskowitz, Murray Levine, Dr. B. Dubovsky, Dr. Ch. Zhitlovsky, Dr. S. Ellsberg, Dr. A. Boralnik and B. Charney Vladek.

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