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Lubavitcher Rebbe Asks Religious Education for Jewish Refugee Children in Palestine

A demand that Jewish refugee children in Palestine be given religious education was voiced here by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Joseph I. Schneersohn, in a message issued on the occasion of the fifth annual celebration of the Lubavitcher Yeshivoth in America. The message reads:

“Several anti-religious persons in the group of Jewish leaders in whese hands the fate of the orphaned Jewish refugee children in Palestine was cntrusted, have created an ‘apostasy corner’ wherein a number of the said children are brought up in an atmosphere of irreligion and apostasy. Rabbi Schneerschn calls upon all Jews and Jewesses, irrespective of party or affiliation, to protest against this ‘apostasy corner’ and to demand the strictest possible control of the distribution of funds, so that not a single cent can be given to that irresponsible group.”