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J.D.C. Director Reports Czechoslovak Government Helpful to Jews Bound for Israel

“Continued American aid to Czechoslovakia’s Jews is essential,” Julius Levine, Joint Distribution Committee director in Prague for the past nine months, declared here over the week-end. He pointed out that the Czechoslovak administration is especially helpful to Jews who wish to go to Israel.

The J.D.C. is currently assisting about ten percent of the 40,000 native Czech Jews as well as 2,500 transients, Levine stated. He reported that emigration from Czechoslovakia to the United States, Israel, and other lands has now reached the rate of 500 per month and will probably increase in the fall.