NEW YORK (Dec. 15)
Pledges of support to the President as the leader of the United States in the war against the Axis, and instructions to their member ship to cooperate to the fullest in aiding the defense of America, were issued today by several more Jewish groups.
All branches of the American Jewish Congress, throughout the country, are being instructed to cooperate with all other Americans to make a maximum contribution to the country’s war effort, it was announced by Dr. Stephen S. Wise. President of the American Jewish Congress. Instructions to the branches of the Congress in all cities are in fulfillment of a previous pledge made to President Roosevelt last Monday by the Governing Council of the organization.
The National Administrative Council of the Zionist Organization of America last night unanimously approved a message addressed to President Roosevelt pledging him “as the leader of our united American nation, in this hour of crisis, the unlimited devotion, support and fealty of the hundreds of thousands of men and women enrolled in the Zionist movement.”
An urgent call to participate to the fullest extent in civilian defense services in their local communities has also been addressed to the entire membership of the Pioneer Women’s Organization by its national secretariat, Sara Feder and Dvora Rothbard.