NEW YORK (Oct. 3)
Important new developments in Israel and North Africa will be discussed by 750 Jewish community leaders from all parts of the country at a two-day national conference this month called by the United Jewish Appeal, it was announced here today. The parley will open in Cincinnati on October 23rd. It will come as a “high point” in the UJA’s effort to raise $50,000, 000 in cash, the announcement said.
Major stress will be put on meeting the needs of thousands of endangered Jews in tension-ridden Tunisia and Morocco, Morris W. Berinstein, chairman of the conference, said. “A vast human emergency is taking shape in North Africa where a minimum of 30,000 Jews, faced by an uncertain future, have appealed for speedy emigration to Israel, ” he declared. “The fears of these Jews for their safety, and their urgent wish to be moved to Israel at the earliest moment will be placed before the Conference as humanitarian business calling for immediate action. “