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Maryland Conference Cites U.J.A. Aid to European Jews

Two hundred Jewish leaders from 30 Maryland communities today adopted a resolution citing the United Jewish Appeal for its program to save European Jewry from further homelessness, destitution and oppression.

The meeting, held at the Phoenix Club here, also resolved to place the problem of the survival of European Jews “at the forefront of all our communal responsibilities, subordinating all other activities to the one central aim of preventing the further destruction of the Jewish people.” Harry Greenstein, executive director of the Associated Jewish Charities and the Jewish Welfare Fund of Baltimore, and former welfare director of the UNRRA in the Balkans, stressed that the Jews of America have a responsibility to provide food, clothing and medical care, and to re-establish Jewish life as well as to keep the doors of Palestine open and to help as many Jews as possible to reach there.

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