59 Jewish Refugees from Eastern Europe Arrive in U.S. for Resettlement

Fifty-nine Jewish refugees from Czechoslovakia, Poland and other Eastern European countries arrived today at Kennedy Airport, the third charter flight in a series that began with the aid of United Hias Service on Oct. 25 when the first Czech refugees reached the United States.

Gaynor I. Jacobson, Hias executive vice-president, said that the new Americans, who included doctors, engineers, mechanics and other professional and technical experts, would settle in New York, Chicago, Boston, Bridgeport, Milwaukee, St. Louis, Cleveland and Lewistown, Pa. Carlos L. Israel, Hias president, said that nearly 3,000 Jews from Czechoslovakia and Poland had applied to the Hias Vienna office for emigration aid and that more than 1,000 had already been resettled in the U.S. and other Western countries.

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