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Ston Leader Says Refugees on Cyprus Kept Alive by U.S. Jews Through U.J.A.

Fred Monosson, prominent Boston Jewish leader and chairman of the national rainwear division of the United Jewish Appeal, reported (##)re upon his return from Cyprus that the 16,000 Jewish refugees detained on that (##)land are alive and healthy today because of the U.J.A.

One of the few American Jewish leaders permitted to visit the Mediterranean attention center, Mr. Monosson said that the homeless Jews “are healthy and seem (##)ll cared for but all are eager to leave the barbed wire atmosphere and to get to Palestine as soon as possible.” Mr. Monosson said he was particularly impressed with the “outstanding” health and child care program conducted on Cyprus by the J.D.C.