New York (Jul. 21)
Dr. James Bernstein, the representative of the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society on the board of directors of the HIAS-ICA Emigration Association, has left for his post in Lisbon, Portugal, it was announced today by Mr. Abraham Herman, President of HIAS.
Dr. Bernstein, who has been connected with the work of the Society for two decades, is in charge of the European “Rescue Through Emigration” activities being conducted by HIAS and its European agency, the HIAS-ICA Emigration Association, which since the occupation of France, has its headquarters in Portugal. He returned to New York in April for consultation with the board of directors of HIAS and the formulation of new plans under which those rescued from the Nazi-held countries may be directed towards new havens in the Western Hemisphere.