Latin American Parley of World Jewish Congress Protests Visa Discriminations

The Latin American Conference of the World (##) Congress concluded here after adopting resolutions protesting against discri(##)tion in immigration as practiced by “several Latin American governments” and asking free Jewish entry into Palestine. The conference also urged more active participation of Jewish youth in community life.

The conference urged that Jewish relief work be conducted not along philan(##)ic lines but with “national reconstruction” as its aim. It decided to establish Latin American World Jewish Council with headquarters in Buenos Aires for the purpose of coordinating the activities of the organization in each of the Latin American countries. The council will be composed of eleven representatives from Argentina, (##) from Brazil, three from Chile, two from Mexico, two from Uruguay and one from (##) of the other countries which participated in the parley.

Dr. Nahum Goldmann, concluding the general debate, said that the Congress (##)not engage in relief work. He spoke in reply to Jacob Hellman, leader of the congress in Buenos Aires, who suggested that the organization continue its relief (##)vities.

(Dr. Goldmann was received yesterday in Montevideo by Uruguayan Foreign Minister Marques Castro, who expressed sympathy for Jewish efforts to build a homeland in Palestine and to rebuild the shattered communities of Europe. While in Montevideo, (##) Goldmann gave a luncheon attended by vice-president Dr. Battle Berez and many (##)tors and deputies. Later he spoke to a crowded meeting at the Ateneo Hall.)

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