NEW YORK (May. 21)
American Jewish young men and women today reaffirmed their support of the programs conducted by ORT in providing retraining opportunities for Jewish displaced persons. This support was pledged by 200 delegates attending the 12th annual convention of the Young Men’s and Young Women’s ORT at the Hotel Martinique. George Akslmacher was elected president of the group.
Principal speakers at the convention included Rep. Jacob K. Javits, secretary of the ORT Congressional Committee, and Goerge Mintzer, chairman of the executive committee of the American ORT Federation. Plans for the forthcoming world convention of the ORT were discussed at the parley.