New York (May. 24)
Both Philip Murray and William Green, presidents of the C.I.O. and the A.F.L., respectively, have endorsed the United Jewish Appeal campaign for $100,000,000 in 1946, the U.J.A. announced today.
In a message to Charles J. Rosenbloom, national chairman of the U.J.A., Mr. Murray stressed the urgency of the needs of the Jews of Europe and declared: “The question posed to all of us is: Shall the destruction started by Hitler, Mussolini and their collaborators be carried on to its conclusion through the indifference of those who escaped torture, degradation and death.” Mr. Green said that assistance for the Jews “who have miraculously survived the suffering, punishment, and brutal treatment which was imposed on them” was the duty “of all classes of people.”