New York (Aug. 21)
The Jewish health organization TOZ, established by the Joint Distribution Committee in Poland after World War I to provide child care, health and hygiene among Jews, has resumed its activities after a forced interruption of several years, it was reported here today in a cable received from Warsaw by the American OSE, a sister organization of the TOZ.
Dr, Leo Wulman, executive director of the American OSE, who is at present in the United States, was re-elected general secretary of the TOZ, an office which he held up to the Nazi invasion of Poland, the cable said. Other members of the new executive committee include some of the old leaders of the organization who survived Nazi extermination in Poland. The headquarters of the TOZ are now in Lodz, where the largest Jewish community in liberated Poland resides.
Stating that the TOZ organization has already worked out a comprehensive plan of activity, the cable appeals to American Jewry for immediate and prompt support and cooperation in order to render medical assistance to Jews in Poland who are urgently in need of help. The message also states that TOZ is carrying on its activities in cooperation with the newly reopened office of the JDC in Poland.