Congressional Body Cites Jewish Groups for Aid to Isarel

A special subcommittee on foreign economic policy of the House Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday cited Jewish philanthropic organizations for their work in Israel.

The subcommittee report said: “a significant contribution by American voluntary organizations has been made to the efforts of the State of Israel to raise its economic and social standards* ” The Jewish organizations listed were the United Jewish Appeal, the Joint Distribution Committee, Hadassah, ORT, the American OSE, and others.

Israel, said the report, has “become a great experience in human rehabilitation, and much of the progress that has been made is owed not only to American governmental technical assistance and economic aid, and to programs of the United Nations Specialized Agencies, but also to the initiative of private American capital and private American foundations and voluntary organizations, “

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