Money orders and food packages for relatives in Eastern Europe can again be sent this year for the high holidays through the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (Hias), whose main American office is at 425 Lafayette Street, New York. Hias will transmit money and food to Poland, Russia, Roumania, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, France and other countries where American Jews have relatives. European relatives will be paid in American dollars.
With regard to Soviet Russia, Hias has recently arranged for the sending of food packages and money, by American Jews to relatives there. Various sorts of food packages can be sent at various costs. There is also a certain charge for duty and inspection of these packages, for all of which the Hias office arranges.