PARIS (Oct. 14)
Immigration priority for North African Jews is given to those in actual danger of their lives, it was disclosed today at the conference of Joint Distribution Committee directors stationed in 18 European and North African countries, which is now taking place here.
The denial in many North African areas of political and judicial rights to Jews, coupled with Arab hostility, has often resulted in anti-Jewish violence and panic-stricken flights of Jews to Israel, the J.D.C. parley was told. The work of OSE, Jewish health society through which the J.D.C. carries out its medical program in North Africa, was widely lauded as were the educational and other programs of the Alliance Israelite Universelle.