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

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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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