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U.N. Body Hears Aguda Plea for Return of Jewish Was Orphans to Jewish Homes

A plea for the return of Jewish war orphans to Jewish families or organizations from non-Jewish homes and institutions where they received haven during the war and Nazi occupation of Europe was made here today by the former Chief Rabbi of Rumania, Dr. Alexander Shafran.

Dr. Shafran, who spoke in behalf of the Agudas Israel, made his plea to the United Hations Economic and Social Council’s Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations. He called on all governments of countries where such refugees reside to take measures to insure that the correct names and original religion of the children are submitted to international authorities so that Jewish organizations could take the necessary steps to provide for their future welfare.