Worcester Jews Aid Tornado Victims; Offer Synagogues As Shelters

Members of the Worcester Jewish community were reported today to be playing an active role in the Work of relief and reconstruction in this city and its vicinity following the damage and heavy casualties resulting from the tornado which devastated wide areas last week.

There were no Jewish deaths or serious casualties caused by the storm and Jewish property losses were slight. Few Jews lived in the sections of the city blasted by the tornado. Temple Emanuel and Beth Israel Synagogue both set up clothing collection centers and both buildings were offered as temporary shelters for the homeless but were n6t required.

The Supreme Court today ruled that a home owner may not be sued for violating an anti-minority covenant. The court acted on a case which involved an agreement restricting non-whites from occupying property.

Their neighbors of a California woman had sought damages from her because she sold her property in such a way that a restrictive racial clause was not included in the deed and Negroes later "moved in. The Supreme Court said it would not permit or require California to "coerce" the respondent to pay damages for failure to enforce inequity.

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