London (Jun. 18)
Russian authorities in Hungary stripped valuables from Jewish “infiltrees” entering or leaving the country, it was charged here at a meeting of the Bachad Fellowship by Erica Lunzer who yesterday returned from Hungary.
Miss Lunzer, who was sent to Hungary to select children for a sanatorium which the Fellowship, which operates training farms for Orthodox chalutzim, maintains in Switzerland, reported that 40,000 Jews in Hungary are completely destitute and that 120,000 Jews and 12,000 children are fed and clothed by the Joint Distribution Committee.
In Rumania, she declared, the Jewish situation is very chaotic as a result of the third year of continuous drought. Even chalutzim working on farms lack milk and are in need of medicaments.