Goldmann, Perlzweig to Confer with Gibson on European Relief Work

The question of facilitating relief work in German-occupied areas will be the subject of conferences on board the Europe-bound liner Conts di Savoia between Hugh Gibson, representative of the Commission for Polish Relief, Inc., and Dr. Nahum Goldmann and the Rev. Maurice L. Perlzweig, World Jewish Congress leaders returning to Europe after a two-month tour of the United States, Canada and South America, it was announced today.

Mr. Gibson, former American Ambassador to Belgium and Poland, is on his way to London and Paris to take up with the Allies questions concerning the effects of the blockade on shipment of relief supplies to Poland.

Prior to their departure yesterday, Dr. Goldmann and Mr. Perlzweig issued a statement expressing the conviction that “American Jewry will manfully meet the challenge of our times and will rise to the height of the great opportunity which events have provided for it.” Upon returning to Europe, they said, they planned immediately to take formal steps to set up at Geneva an institute whose task it will be to formulate Jewish proposals to the ultimate peace conference, and to expand and develop the machinery of relief established by the World Jewish Congress.

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