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Supreme Council of B’nai B’rith Women Opens Conference in Chicago

Plans for encouraging Jewish women not now employed to enter the labor market as a contribution toward solving the war manpower shortage were laid before the first war-time meeting of the Women’s Supreme Council of B’nai B’rith, which opened its annual conference here today.

This third annual meeting of the Women’s Supreme Council, which will last two days, will coordinate the war service efforts as well as the educational, philanthropic and youth welfare projects of the six B’nai B’rith women’s grand lodges and their more than 400 senior and junior groups in 265 communities. War bond sales of over $7,000,000, production of 750,000 surgical dressings and 100,000 sown and knitted garments for the Red Cross and the distribution of 85,000 comfort kits for servicemen were among the war activities reported at the annual meeting.

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