Jewish Labor Committee Proclaims $1,000,000 Campaign; May Quit Jewish Conference

A million-dollar campaign to finance its activities in 1945 was proclaimed by the Jewish Labor Committee last night at the closing session of its two-day national conference, under the chairmanship of Adolph Held, president, and attended by more than 200 delegates from all parts of the country.

The conference also decided not to participate in the forthcoming session of the American Jewish Conference if delegates from Jewish Communist groups are admitted to the gathering which is to open in Pittsburgh on December 3.

The conference resolved to intensify the campaign against anti-Semitism conducted by the Jewish Labor Committee, following a number of reports on racial intolerance. Problems of post-war rehabilitation of Jewish life in liberated European countries were among the subjects discussed at the two-day gathering. A cable was sent by the Committee to the International Red Cross in Geneva asking the international body to provide food, medical supplies and other assistance to Jews interned in camps in the German-held part of Poland.

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