New York (Jul. 19)
A six-day Emergency Conference to Save the Jews of Europe will open tomorrow at the Commodore Hotel in New York for the purpose of defining “the part which all sections of international democratic public opinion may be able to play in the campaign to save the Jews of Europe.”
The conference, which will be addressed by many prominent non-Jews, is being arranged by the Committee for a Jewish Army and the Sponsoring Committee of the Proclamation on the Moral Rights of Stateless and Palestinian Jews. It will seek to clarify the possibilities of sending food and clothing to the Jews in Europe and will concentrate its discussions on the question of whether a large scale exodus of the Jews from Eastern Europe is possible. Special attention will be paid to the possibilities which Palestine presents as a shelter for European Jews, taking into consideration the fact that it can be reached through Turkey.