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American Jewish Organizations Urge Postponement of Judgement on Bermuda Parley

The heads of the Joint Emergency Committee for European Jewish Affairs, comprising the American Jewish Committee, the American Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith, Jewish Labor Committee, American Committee on Zionist Emergency Affairs, Union of Orthodox Rabbis, the Agudath Israel of America, and the Synagogue Council of America, issued the following statement today in connection with the Bermuda Refugee Conference:

“Whatever the results of the Bermuda Conference are likely to be, the cochairman of the Committee still believe it to be necessary to postpone any report of or comment on the Bermuda Conference until after its report has been made.

“As soon as the Bermuda Conference report has been made and carefully studied, the officers and members of the Joint Emergency Committee will present their own statement with relation to the Conference and what may be expected to follow thereafter.”

The co-chairmen of the Joint Emergency Committee are Dr. Wise, president of the American Jewish Congress, Judge Joseph M. Proskauer, president of the American Jewish Committee, Mr. Henry Monsky, president of B’nai B’rith, Adolph Held, president of the Jewish Labor Committee, and Rabbi Israel Goldstein, president of the Synagogue Council of America.