New York (Aug. 5)
The executive committee for the organization of the American Jewish Conference today announced that it is preparing a “Survey of Facts and Opinions on Problems of Post-War Jewry in Europe and Palestine,” which will be discussed at the Conference.”
The first list of delegates designated by national organizations was also announced today. The American Jewish Committee, according to the announcement, will be represented at the Conference by Judge Joseph M. Proskauer, Jacob Blaustein and George Z. Medalie. The B’nai B’rith will be represented by Henry Monsky, Sidney G. Kusworm and Edwin Schanfarber. Lists of delegates designated by other national organizations will be issued shortly.
CANADIAN JEWS PLAN CONFERENCE ON POST-WAR PROBLEMS
A special conference to discuss post-war planning and related subjects insofar as they affect Canadian Jewry is being planned by the Canadian Jewish Congress, it was learned here today. The conference is to deal with problems of migration, general matters relating to Jews in the post-war world, and the specific problems which affect the Jews of Canada. The time and place of the gathering will be announced.
The agenda of the conference, it was announced, will include the following subjects: Preparatory re-training, in country of origin, of prospective immigrants selected for their special suitability for Canada; Protection of minorities; Restitution of Property Rights; Palestine as Jewish Commonwealth; An International Bill of Rights; Training facilities for demobilized Canadian Jewish youths; Establishment of a Jewish Agricultural Institute in Canada; Integrating Jewish education into public school curriculum; Permanent admission for ex-internees and other refugees; Outlawing anti-Semitism, if this question is not internationally regulated; Making libel against a community a punishable offense.