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Jewish Leaders in Poland Appeal to Organizations Abroad for Aid

Jewish community leaders in Poland expect Jewish relief organizations abroad to come to their aid in rehabilitating Jews repatriated from the Soviet Union and who must adjust to new conditions in Poland. (Charles Jordan, Joint Distribution Committee’s European director, was today on his way to Paris from War saw where he negotiated a possible resumption of JDC activities in Poland).

A report from Warsaw received here today emphasized that although the Jewish communities in Poland are doing their best to arrange work in cooperative shops for the Jewish returnees, many of them must be retrained since they cannot use their work experience in Russia.

“We have the right to expect a large amount of assistance from organizations such as the ORT and others, “the report said. It stated that leaders of the World CRT Union studied the Jewish situation in Poland and expressed hope that vocational training assistance for the Jewish repatriates would be given “urgently” by Jewish groups abroad,