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B’nai B’rith Lodge Opens Palestine Refugee Home

A home for German-Jewish refugees has been opened by the B’nai B’rith Lodge in Jerusalem and the Women’s Lodge Bath Zion, according to information received by Alfred M. Cohen, president of the order. A smaller establishment of the same type has been opened by the B’nai B’rith Women’s Lodge in Tel Aviv.

The Jerusalem home accommodates more than twenty persons, who are given lodging and breakfast. They are taken care of until employment can be obtained.

The District Grand Lodge for Palestine has founded a special information bureau to assist German Jews in settling in Palestine. The executive committee of the bureau is composed of three Palestine and three German members, headed by I. Press of Jerusalem, chairman of the executive council of the Grand Lodge.