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Joint Distribution Committee Sends Relief Aide to North Africa

Max S. Perlman, former New York City relief supervisor, will leave shortly to engage in relief and rehabilitation activities for native Jews and refugees in North Africa and Europe, it was announced today by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

Mr. Perlman will participate in the development of a long-range program of reconstruction to reestablish the Jewish communities of Tunisia, which were stripped of all their possessions by the Nazis, and to assist in the repatriation of large numbers of refugees from the battle areas of Tunisia and Tripolitania. Later assignments may take him to Italy or the Middle East as the Joint Distribution Committee’s relief and rescue plans expand in those areas.