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National Community Relations Advisory Council Takes over Anti-discimination Program

The transfer of activities of the Coordinating Committee of Jewish Organizations Dealing With Employment Discrimination In War Industries to the National Community Relations Advisory Council was announced today by David Sher, chairman of the NCRAC. The announcement followed a meeting of the newly appointed Committee on Employment Discrimination of the NCRAC.

Claude A. Benjamin, former chairman of the Coordinating Committee, and an active leader in Chicago of the American Jewish Congress, was elected chairman of the NCRAC Committee on Employment Discrimination. Mr. Benjamin is also the president of the Chicago Bureau on Jewish Employment Problems. Sidney Hollander, president of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, and a member of the executive committee of the NCRAC, was elected vice chairman of the committee.

The members of the NCRAC Committee on Employment Discrimination, besides Messrs. Benjamin and Hollander, are: Messrs. Harry Barron and George Segal of Cleveland, Ohio; Mr. Aaron Droock of Detroit, Michigan; Mr. Daniel Shiman of Newark, N. J.; and Rabbi J. X. Cohen and Messrs. Abraham Bloch, Eli E. Schen, Louis B. Greenberg, Nathaniel Minkoff, Lewis Neikrug, and Arnold Wallack of New York, N. Y. In making this announcement, Mr. Sher expressed confidence that the newly organized committee would effectively develop a program of activities dealing with the problem of employment discrimination in non-war, as well as war industries.

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