U.J.A. National Conference Opens in Atlantic City Today; 1,200 Delegates Attend

The scope of American Jewry’s responsibility in 1950 for immigration and upbuilding in Israel, for relief and reconstruction among the Jews of Europe and for continuing aid to refugees reaching the U.S. will be determined this week-end at a national conference of the United Jewish Appeal, which opens here tomorrow morning. Twelve hundred delegates from all parts of the country will participate.

The delegates will receive a comprehensive picture of the situation in Israel, Europe and North Africa and among former refugees in the U.S. from a distinguished group of leaders. Among the principal speakers will be Dr. Albert Einstein, who will speak from his home in Princeton, N.J., over a coast-to-coast network on Sunday.

Other leading speakers will include Israel Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett; Lean Keyserling, noted economist and acting chairman of President Truman’s Council of Economic Advisers; Rep. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., and Berl Locker, chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem. Henry Morgenthau, Jr., general chairman of the U.J.A., will report on the results of this year’s campaign. Members of a special mission which last month visited Israel to confer with leaders of the government and the Jewish Agency and to survey the needs which must be met in 1950 through the U.J.A. will also report to the conference.

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