750 Jewish Orphans Leave Poland for Czechoslovakia; Blessed by Palestine Chief Rabbi
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750 Jewish Orphans Leave Poland for Czechoslovakia; Blessed by Palestine Chief Rabbi

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Chief Rabbi Isaac Herzog of Palestine today flew to Katowice to bless 750 Jewish orphans prior to their departure for Czechoslovakia, where they will remain temporarily.

While in Warsaw, Rabbi Herzog conferred with UNRRA Director-General Fiorello H. LaGuardia on the situation of the Jews in Poland.

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