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Canadian Jews Ask Dominion Government to Shelter Refugees, Feed Jews in Europe

A three-point program under which the Canadian Government and people would undertake to shelter some of the Jewish refugees from Nazi-held Europe and help to feed those who could not flee was put forward here today by the Canadian Jewish Congress.

The program urges the Dominion government to: Grant asylum to a number of Jews, especially children; Take the initiative in organizing a system of feeding Jews in the European ghettos, in view of Canadian experience in providing food for civilians in Greece; Participate in any inter-Allied measures to assist Jews, such as approaching the Axis powers to allow the Jews to emigrate, providing shipping for refugees, securing havens in other countries, especially Palestine, assuring neutrals that refugees will not become public charges and organizing a system of international passports for refugees.