NEW YORK (Feb. 24)
The present violence in Palestine has not weakened determination of hundreds of thousands of Jews in Europe to immigrate there, it was reported here today by Mrs. Ernest G. Wadel, national chairman of the Women’s Division of the $250,000,000 United Jewish Appeal, upon her arrival aboard the Queen Elizabeth from a five-week survey tour of Jewish communities and DP camps in Germany, Italy, France, Poland and Czechoslovakia.
Mrs. Wadel said that the morale of the DP’s was proportionately higher the loser they were to ports of embarkation. “It is highest in Italy and lowest in Germany,” she declared. She described, conditions in the DP camps as “scandalous and shameful, “adding that if not for the supplementary aid extended by the Joint Distribution committee, many hundreds would die.