LONDON (May. 18)
The governing council of the World Jewish Congress decided to set up in London an Institute of Jewish Affairs which will act as a research body for contemporary Jewish studies, it was announced here today. Some of the work of the institute will continue to be centered in New York.
Dr. S.J. Roth will be director of the institute here. Two scholars will act as research advisers. They are Dr. Julius Gould, professor of sociology at Nottingham University; and Dr. Lionel Kochan, reader in modern European history at the University of East Anglia.