NEW YORK (Dec. 27)
The first Jewish Centers in Finland and Greece have just been opened, according to information received today by the National Jewish Welfare Board and the World Federation of YMHA ‘s and Jewish Community Centers. The new centers were opened with funds made available by the Commission on Jewish. Material Claims Against Germany.
Finland’s Jewish Community Center is in Abo, located on a site adjoining the community’s 44-year-old synagogue. The center’s facilities include club, game, exercise and classrooms, kindergarten, library, dining room and offices. The Jewish Youth Center in Greece is in Athens. It already has 185 members enrolled in its cultural and recreational program. Plans are under way for a full Jewish Community Center in Athens.