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United Hias Service Opens Office in Algiers; to Help Migrating Jews

James P. Rice, executive director of United Hias Service, announced today that the worldwide migration agency opened an office in Algiers to help meet the desperate needs arising from the mass departures of Jews of that country to France.

This step was taken in response to urgent requests from leaders of the Algerian Jewish community, Mr. Rice said. He stressed that United Hias Service is working in close cooperation with the Joint Distribution Committee in Algeria on related welfare and migration matters.