NEW YORK (Jan. 5)
Careful examination of every major area of Jewish communal responsibility will mark the l6th animal General Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds which will open in Chicago on Jan. 26, it was announced here today by Stanley C. Myers, president of the Council.
The Assembly sessions will be devoted primarily to aiding Jewish communities in the United States and Canada to plan more effective services in 1948. “Problems relating to overseas needs, the implementation of the Jewish state in Palestine and refugee here hold a vital and dramatic place in the thinking and the planning of our organized communities, and will be fully dealt with in Chicago,” Mr. Myers said. “At the same time, the problems of strengthening our American Jewish community Jewish education needs, health and aged care, overcoming anti-Semitism, and social planning though less dramatic, are vital to our welfare. At the Assembly of our Council, which is the cooperative action and planning body of the communities, all of these problems will be focused in their proper perspective.”