54,000 Jewish Children Must Be Taken to Palestine, Hadassah Conference is Told

There are 54,000 Jewish refugee children in Europe who are doomed to become an international social problem unless they are transferred to Palestine, 100 members of the national board of Hadassah were told have today during their mid-winter conference at the Park Central Hotel by Mrs. Waizetill Hastings Sharp, of Boston, who made her first address in this country after a month’s intensive survey of conditions among child refugees in the Holy land, Czechoslovakia and Poland.

Mrs. Sharp, a well known relief worker for the Unitarian Service Committee, the United State Committee for the Care of European Children, and the President’s War Relief Control Board, was sent abroad two months ago by Hadaessh to gather material on the needs and problems of Jewish child refugees in Europe, and returned to this city last week.

“If we wait two more years to resolve the excruciating problems existing among what is left of a whole generation of Jewish youth in Europe, those children will disappear. They will be last to the democratic world for which we all foreign so bitterly. They will be absorbed into that underground of sub-social life which in being created in Europe by political wrangling, economic bankruptcy and continuing anti-Semitism,” Mrs. Sharp said.

Mrs. Siegfried Krumarsky, national youth refugee chairman of ## reported that $810,000 had been raised thus far by ## for the #### of Youth ###

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