A program to benefit German-Jewish refugees now in this country will be outlined at a tea and reception by the Brooklyn chapter of the women’s division of the American Jewish Congress to be held Wednesday afternoon at the Hotel St. George. Congressman Andrew L. Somers is expected to be the chief speaker. He will discuss the role of American public opinion in the fight against Nazism.
More than 1,000 women are expected to attend the event, at which a renewed campaign against Nazi activities in the United States will also be discussed.
Among the guests of honor who are scheduled to speak are: Mrs. Stephen S. Wise, president of the women’s division of the American Jewish Congress; Mrs. Rebekah Kohut, president of the World Federation of Women’s organizations; Mrs. Bernard S. Deutsch, treasurer of the women’s division of the American Jewish Congress, and Mrs. Gabriel Hamburger, president of Ivriah. Mrs. Charles J. Turow, acting president of the Brooklyn chapter, will preside.