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Jewish Delegation from England Received by Wallace; Discusses Problems with Halifax

Dr. Stephen S. Wise today presented the 10-member United Kingdom delegation to the War Emergency Conference of the World Jewish Congress to Vice-President Henry A. Wallace. The delegation also met Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy, who heads the National Committee Against Persecution of the Jews.

Earlier the group, headed by S. Sydney Silverman, a member of the British Parliament, called on Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to the United States. They discussed the various problems affecting the position of the Jewish people today, and the ambassador was informed that refugees, war crimes, relief and rehabilitation and political rights and guarantees will be among the major matters dealt with by the emergency conference the week of November 26.

At a luncheon, Assistant Attorney General Normal Little, secretary of the National Committee Against Persecution of the Jews, told the Britons that he has found that the great masses of the American people are responsive to good-will, that there is tremendous response against hatred. He is deeply encouraged, he said, but the war against the forces of hatred must be waged unrelentlessly and unceasingly.

Mr. Silverman issued a statement on behalf of the entire delegation condemning the murder of Lord Moyne.