20 Orphaned Jewish Children from Europe Arrive in Canada; Vanguard of Larger Group
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20 Orphaned Jewish Children from Europe Arrive in Canada; Vanguard of Larger Group

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Twenty Jewish orphans, the first batch of refugee children being brought to Canada under the auspices of the Canadian Jewish Congress, have disembarked from the transport Aquitania at Halifax and are now on their way to various homes across the Dominion.

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