Jerusalem (Oct. 23)
The Jewish internees on Cyprus have offered to give their rights to Palestine immigration certificates for a period of one month if ## certificates are allotted to Exodus refugees, Moshe Kolodny, immigration official the Jewish Agency, told a press conference here today. The Cyprus internees get ## visas monthly.
Kolodny, who just returned from a trip to the island, reported that the Jews ## collected $300 in pennies and other coine to inscribe the name of the Exodus re##ees who died during the boarding operations by the British in the Jewish National ##d Golden Book and to plant trees in their memory.
The basic problem facing the Agency in relation to the Cyprus DP’s is that imediately transferring babies and their parents to Palestine, regardless of the ##er in which they arrived on the island, he said. Conditions are particularly bad ## infants and a number died last week, he stated. The Agency has asked the government to arrange the transfer and deduct the special immigrants from the monthly quotas. is also demanding the speedy transfer of some 3,000 youths among the DP’s who have ## under the sponsorship of the Youth Aliyah movement.
Henry A. Wallace, who is now visiting Palestine, met today with Chief Rabbi ## Herzog with whom he spent two hours. Later, Wallace left for Upper Galilee to ## Jewish settlements there.