10,000 Displaced Jewish Children Attending German Camp School System, Levinteal Reports

There are more than 10,000 Jewish children attending school in the DP camps of Germany, Judge Louis E. Levinthal, advisor on Jewish affairs ## the U.S. Army in Europe, declared today at a meeting of the United Jewish Educa## and Cultural Organization, which is currently holding its first international ##vention here.Although he reported that some 800 teachers were employed within the camp educational system, Judge Levinthal declared that one of the greatest handicaps encounter## in the system was a shortage of qualified instructors as well as an insufficient ##antity of texts. He called on the organization to aid the DP educational program in ##sse respects. The system is supported and staffed by instructors from the Joint distribution Committee, the Jewish Agency and the Jewish Central Committee of Germany, ## said.David Brill, chairman of the Vienna Jewish Community, reported that of the ##,000 Jews in Vienna only 300 were children of school age. He did not offer any ##atistics on the remaining 1,000 Jews residing outside of the capital. He said the ##ildren in Vienna were not receiving a regular education chiefly because of lack of ##alified instructors.Norman Bentwich, former attorney general of Palestine, and vice-chariman of ## Jewish Committee for Relief Abroad, outlined a program for American and British ##ish communities to aid in the reconstruction of teachers seminaries, libraries and ## cultural institutions in former occupied territory.

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