RIO DE JANEIRO (Dec. 23)
A new national Jewish organization to work for the admission of refugees to Brazil and to develop a diversified program for the defense of the rights of Jews under Brazil’s constitution has been formed here. Isaac Albagli, noted industrialist, was elected president of the organization known as the Brazilian Jewish Institute for Culture and Information.
The new group will also try to improve relations and mutual cooperation between Jews and other religious groups in Brazil. It will act in cases of anti-Jewish discrimination, and will develop a public information service for the strengthening of public opinion with respect to fundamental liberties and human rights.