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Red Cross Arranges for More Ships to Take Jews out of Egypt

The International Red Cross is arranging for a second ship to take out of Egypt Jews who are either being expelled or leaving under duress it was reported here today from Cairo.

A total of 957 Jews were brought to Naples January 1 on the first ship, the majority of whom were either expelled outright or released from internment on condition that they leave “voluntarily.”

Most of the 45,000 Jews in Egypt plan to leave the country as soon as possible, the Cairo report said. Some interned Egyptian Jews are planning to renounce their Egyptian nationality so that they will be permitted to leave Egypt, the report added.