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Jewish Writers Proclaim Drive for World Yiddish Cultural Congress in U.S.

More than 200 Jewish writers, actors and cultural leaders today issued a declaration under their signatures, proclaiming a drive for a world Jewish cultural congress to be held in the United States at the end of this year.

The congress will seek to raise a million dollars for Yiddish cultural activities in Europe, it was announced last night at a conference at the Capitol Hotel here, held under the chairmanship of S. Niger, noted Jewish literary critic. A series of Jewish cultural conferences will be held in nine cities in the U.S. and Canada in preparation for the projected cultural congress, it was announced at the conference by Mr. Jacob Pat., who reported on the activities of the organizational committee which is preparing for the congress.