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Relief Parley is Called Today by Polish Jews

Resolutions demanding that the Polish government take immediate measures to remove numerous disabilities which prevent Jews in Poland from pursuing certain gainful occupations will be placed before a relief conference called by the Federation of Polish Jews in America for this Sunday afternoon.

More than 400 delegates representing approximately 130 Greater New York organizations are expected to attend the session, which will open at 1:30 P. M. in the Hotel Pennsylvania.

This will be the first of a series of regional conferences to be held throughout the United States and in other countries to devise methods of conducting constructive relief work for the Jews in Poland who face starvation.

Gershon Bader, honorary vice-president of the Federation, will open Sunday’s conference. Benjamin Winter, president of the Federation, will greet the delegates. Zelig Tygel, executive director of the organization, who visited Poland last Summer and spoke with representatives of Jewry there, will report on the situation and will make suggestions regarding relief.

PROMINENT SPEAKERS LISTED

The conference will ask groups made up of persons who came here from the same towns in Poland to appoint committees to help their respective native communities to establish free loan and savings associations where such institutions do not already exist, and to strengthen those now in operation.

Speakers will include Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Aldermanic President Bernard S. Deutsch, Professor Horace M. Kallen, B. Charney Vladeck, Judge Jonah J. Goldstein, Dr. S. Margoshes and Abraham Goldberg.

Morris Gogolick, Sam Berke, Samuel G. Domash, M. Jason Gould, Dr. J. Faust and H. Skora will be in charge of committees.

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