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Jewish Vocational Services in U.S. Aided 98,000 Persons in 1961

More than 98, 000 persons were aided in 1961 by 24 Jewish vocational services, located in the major cities in the United States and Canada, according to the Jewish Occupational Council’s annual report, submitted to the organization’s board today by the Council’s president, Samuel S. Greenberg, of Detroit.

Among the job-seekers aided during the year, he stated, were 7, 700 Jewish refugees recently arrived from Europe, Egypt and Cuba. Of that total, 2,000 were placed in jobs directly, while many others found employment as a result of job counseling.

Mr. Greenberg also reported that the Jewish vocational services, during 1961, gave individual job counseling to 29, 000 persons; administered tests to 7,340; and helped 28, 000 Jewish youth through vocational guidance activities in cooperation with synagogues, temples, Jewish centers, and B’nai B’rith chapters and lodges.

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