42,000 Jewish Children Must Be Transferred to Palestine, Hadassah Leaders Told

There are “at least 42,000 Jewish orphaned children in Europe today whose health and future normalcy are in jeopardy unless they are transferred at once from the shambles of Europe to Palestine,” 100 leaders attending the mid-winter conference of the national board of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, were told today during the opening session at the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue, by Mrs. Siegfried Kramarsky, chairman of the Youth Aliyah committee of the group.

Mrs. Kramarsky scored the action of Sir John Singlezon, chairman of the Anglo-American Committee on Palestine, who last week clamped a censorship on members of his committee to prevent further statements like that made by Bartley E. Crum, American member and Sir Francis Leggett, of England, who recently expressed their horror at conditions in displaced persons camps, revealing that Jews, through plebasofees, were recording their determination to get to Palestine despite all obstacles.

Other speakers were Mrs. Alexander M. Dushkin, vocational education chairman; Mrs. Harry P. Fierst, child welfare chairman; Dr. Shlomo Bardin, director of the American Zionist Youth Commission who recently returned from the Holy Land where he made a survey of vocational education needs for Hadassah, and Mrs. Abraham Granovsky of Jerusalem, chairman of Hadassah’s youth services in Palestine.

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