New York (May. 25)
One thousand Jewish orphans found at the Buchenwald and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps will be admitted to France and will be cared for by the French branch of the OSE, the Jewish health society, it was disclosed today by the American branch of the organization.
The children will be housed in homes and hospitals provided by the French Government, while the Joint Distribution Committee will finance their maintenance, Equipment for the children’s homes will be supplied by the OSE, which will also provide the administrative staff.
An appeal from Dr. Boris Tschlenoff, chairman of the OSE, received here today urges the immediate shipment by the American OSE of blankets, bed linen, underwear and other articles of wearing apparel for the children, and also funds to help defray the costs of the necessary equipment.