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300 Jewish Refugees Hold Rosh Hashonah Supper in Rome; Hear Account of Cyprus Camp

Three hundred Jewish refugees attending a Rosh Hashonah supper here in an overcrowded hall heard addresses by David Hunter, UNRRA chief welfare officer; Julius Levine, JDC director; Dr. Umberto Nachon, Jewish Agency representative in Italy; and Jacob Garfunkel, head of the central committee of Jewish refugees in Italy.

Claire Neikind, Overseas News Agency correspondent, described her experiences aboard an illegal ship on route to Palestine and in a Cyprus detention camp.