WASHINGTON (May. 15)
A resolution urging the United States Government to take steps to find havens for war refugees was adopted here at the 49th annual convention of the Washington Episcopal Disease.
Referring to President Roosevelt’s statement of last March in which he stressed the Government’s determination to secure haven for oppressed peoples of war-torn lands, the resolution asks “the executive and legislative authorities of the United States to take such action as may be expedient to implement this expression of the moral obligation now resting upon us as a free people.”
The Emergency Committee to save the Jewish People of Europe today sent a telegraphic appeal to President Roosevelt asking for the establishment of temporary rescue camps in the United States for Jewish refugees from Europe. “Those free ports should also be established by our allies in Palestine, North Africa and throughout the free world,” the appeal urged.