JERUSALEM (Jan. 21)
Chief Rabbi Herzog of Palestine today issued a ?tement denying any ties with the Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of ?rope, the organization in New York, which announced yesterday that it is citing ?. Stephen S. Wise before a tribanal of orthodox rabbis on the charge of seeking to ?dermine its rescue efforts. The statement of the Chief Rabbi reads.
“My only contact with the Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of ?rope has been to use their address for delivery to Senator Johnson in Washington of message to the American people with reference to the rescue of Jews of Europe. ## address of the committee was used by me under the impression that they are a body presenting all sections of American Jewry. Besides this I have had no contact whatever with this committee. In all rescue matters, the Chief Rabbinate is working in ##ose cooperation with the general rescue committee established by the Jewish Agency ##intly with the Jewish National Council of Palestine and with the participation of ? sections of Palestine Jewry, including the Agudas Israel and the Revisionists.”