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Jewish Groups Negotiating with British for Holiday Supplies to Exodus Refugees

Jewish organizations were negotiating today with the British occupation authorities to bring religious necessities into the Poppendorf and Am Stau camps, where the Exodus refugees are quartered, for use during the High Holidays. The British are understood to be reluctant to grant permission because of the agencies’ failure to cooperate unconditionally in the disembarkation.

The refugees themselves endorse the organizations’ attitude, although in need of many things. As a first step today, the JDC sent large quantities of milk, eggs, (##)at and medicaments to the camp hospital where 24 Jews are still confined. The (##)rst injured is a man with a deep scalp wound. Fourteen other men are suffering from exhaustion and threatened tuberculosis. The other patients are women, two (##)th children born on the prison ships and two whose children were born in the hospital yesterday.