NEW YORK (Apr. 14)
More than 10,000 children, representing one hundred thousand pupils of the religious Hebrew schools of Greater New York, will participate in the Rally of Hope at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon, June 6, it was announced today by Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein, honorary president of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations of America, who will act as chairman of the event.
The Rally of Hope, an unparalleled event in the history of the Jewish community of America, will mark a day of prayer, in which thousands of voices will be raised on behalf of the suffering children of Europe. One of the features of the children’s rally will be a mass pageant, in which several hundred actors, singers and children will participate, and in which the Democracies will be urged to refrain from pity and protests and to take immediate and effective steps to rescue the Jewish people menaced by extermination.