Wjc Joins Struggle for Pows

The World Jewish Congress and its president Dr. Nahum Goldmann, have joined the general effort on behalf of the Israeli POWs in Arab countries.

At a meeting held today of the leadership of the WJC–Dr. Goldmann, Dr. Joachim Prinz, Dr. Gerhard Riegner, Dr. Nathan Lerner and acting Jewish Agency Chairman Leon Dulzin–Dr. Goldmann reported on steps taken by the WJC to urge various government leaders and humanitarians and religious organizations that they appeal to the Arab countries to speed the exchange of POWs and to assure their humane treatment.

In a statement issued following the meeting, the WJC said it shares the anxiety of the affected families and the whole people of Israel and expresses its hopes that measures will be taken to ensure an immediate solution of the problem.

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