on Lurope, Palestine and U.S. to Help Communities Map 1948 Drives

A group of outstanding experts on Jewish affairs in Europe, Palestine and America will help leaders of the 30 largest Jewish communities in the United States and Canada ####late plans to meet overseas, national and local needs in 1948, at an extraordinary conference called by the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, in Pittsburgh, November 8 and 9, it was announced today by Stanley C. Myers, Miami, Council President.

The consultants panel will consist of Isador Lubin, U.S. member of the United Nations Commission on Economics and Employment and chairman of the Technical Aivisory Committee of the CJFWF Institute on Overseas Needs; David Horowitz, chief of the Economic Department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine; Moses Leavitt, executive vice-chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee; Robert Nathan or Oscar Gass, authors of “Palestine: Problem or Promise;” and Joseph Willen, executive vice-president of the New York Federation of Jewish Philanthropies.

Specific problems to be discussed at the two-day meeting include an analysis of 1947 campaign results and their implications for 1948, relationships between local communities and national agencies as they affect the campaign, local planning, and a servey of overseas needs and the prospects for meeting them.

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