W.j.c. Urges Jewish Students in So. America to Fight Anti-semitism
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W.j.c. Urges Jewish Students in So. America to Fight Anti-semitism

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A resolution urging the organization of Jewish students in South America to fight anti-Semitism was approved today at a session of the South American executive of the World Jewish Congress.

The delegates resolved to convene in 1961 the fourth conference of South American Jewish communities. The delegates also discussed the problem of Nasi criminals who have taken refuge in South America and the role of the World Jewish Congress in exposing them.

Dr. Moses Waller of Israel reported on plans for the construction of Bet Hatfuzozot in Israel. Israel Ambassador Yitzhak Harkavy spoke on the work of the WJC in present Jewish policy. The delegates held a general review of recent political events affecting Jewish life in South America.

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