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Representatives of Cjfwf Discuss Mutual Problems with British Board of Deputies

Louis Stern, chairman of the overseas services committee of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, told the British Board of Deputies that British and American Jews could solve some of their mutual problems by working together, Mr. Stern headed a CJFWF delegation which was tendered a reception by the deputies as part of its visit to this city. The delegation’s next stop in its European tour is Brussels. In addition to Mr. Stern, it included Philip Bernstein, executive vice president; Theodore Comet, consultant on overseas services; Raymond Epstein, president of the Chicago Jewish Welfare Board and board member of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency; Louis J. Fox, past-president of CJFWF; Louis Goodman, national chairman of the United Jewish Appeal; Murray M. Sklar, director of the American Joint Distribution Committee’s Department of Community Organization and Fundraising; and Henry L. Zucker, executive vice president of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland and chairman of the Professional Advisory Committee of the Joint Distribution Committee. Board of Deputies vice president Victor Mishcon welcomed the delegation, and called its discussions with British colleagues “extremely useful.” He lauded Sir Barnett Janner, a former Board president, who is ending his parliamentary career. He said Sir Barnett had guarded Jewish interests “with dignity and distinction.”

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