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Canada Drives for Aid to Immigrants

The Jewish Immigrant Aid Society of Canada will launch an emergency campaign for $15,000 to carry on its work, the board of directors decided at a meeting held here. A campaign committee consisting of B. Robinson, J. Schafran, H. Barsky, M. Dickstein and L. Zucker were chosen to head the drive.

Executive director A. J. Paull reported that in the first nine months of 1934, the organization handled approximately 3,000 cases, including passports, entry permits, affidavits, citizenship, employment, and other fields in which Jewish immigrants required help. He stated that 445 Jewish immigrants had been helped to enter the United States through intervention with American authorities.

A baptized Jew of St. Petersburg was the favorite secretary of Czar Nicholas I.

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