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Jewish Community Sends $3000 to Earthquake, Flood Victims in Peru, Rumania

The Jewish community of Buenos Aires has sent $3000 in aid to flood and earthquake victims in widely separated areas of the world, Community Council president Gregorio Fainguersch announced that $2000 has been sent through the Federation of Jewish Communities in Rumania to flood victims in that country and $1000 to help those made homeless by the recent earthquakes in Peru. David Kaplan, who was appointed Undersecretary of Press and Tourism by the new Argentine military junta, resigned his position today. He said the appointment was only temporary. He has been succeeded by Rodolfo Baltierrez, a former journalist who served as Ambassador to Israel in 1966 and 1967.