Viet Nam

  • JDC Engages Social Worker to Help Resettle Vietnamese

    The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee has engaged an American social worker, Miss Danica Adjemovitch, to assist in the nation-wide resettlement of the Vietnamese refugees, it was announced this week by Jack D. Weiler, JDC chairman, Miss Adjemovitch, a graduate of the Columbia University School of Social Work, will be assigned to the new national… More ▸

  • Klutznick Named by Ford to 17-member Committee to Resettle Vietnamese Refugees

    Philip M. Klutznick, internationally prominent Jewish community leader, has been named by President Ford to a newly-created 17-member advisory committee to resettle Vietnamese refugees. The committee will be headed by John Eisenhower. Klutznick is a member of the board of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and was elected chairman of the executive committee of… More ▸

  • L.a. Federation-council to Assist in Resettlement of Some 1000 South Vietnamese Refugees

    The board of directors of the Jewish Federation-Council of Greater Los Angeles has voted unanimously to provide resettlement assistance for South Vietnamese refugees as requested by the United States government, Mrs. Lawrence Jay Weinberg JFC president, said the Federation-Council through its affiliated agencies-primarily Jewish Family Service and Jewish Vocational Service would assist in the absorption… More ▸

  • Aid Urged for Vietnamese Refugees

    Four major Jewish organizations announced support for Administration efforts to resettle refugees from Southeast Asia in the United States. The four groups are the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Congress, the national executive board of B’nai B’rith Women, and the New York Board of Rabbis. Elmer L, Winter, president of the AJCommittee, told some 1000… More ▸

  • Jewish Group Says North Vietnamese Responded Favorably to Trees Project

    The first delegation of American Jews who met last month in Paris with representatives of the North Vietnamese leadership to get their reaction to the “Trees for Vietnam” project, has returned to the US. The project is aimed at ending the war and collecting funds for “ecological reparations” to North Vietnam for damage resulting from… More ▸

  • Israelis Remaining in Cambodia to Help Farmers As American, Vietnamese Troops Pull out

    As the Americans and Vietnamese are pulling out of Cambodia, the Israelis are staying, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned yesterday. A four man international cooperation project in Cambodia is staying to continue organizing Cambodian farmers and helping them use modern farming methods in the Mekong River area. “The men have instructions not to pull out… More ▸

  • South Vietnamese Senate Members Arrive in Israel on Unofficial ‘study Mission’

    Seven members of the South Vietnamese Senate arrived here today on an unofficial ten-day visit to see what they could “learn from Israel” that would benefit their own country’s search for “peace and development.” The group is headed by Sen. Van Don and includes among its members Mrs. Nagoyan Fouok Dai, deputy head of the… More ▸

  • Jwv Commander Says Enemy is the Same in Viet Nam and Middle East

    The national executive committee of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States opened its annual conference here today – the first JWV meeting ever held on foreign soil – and heard the organization’s National Commander, Samuel Samuels, declare that Israel holds the line for democracy in the Middle East, just as the United States… More ▸

  • N.Y. Board of Rabbis Urge President to Redouble Peace Efforts in Viet Nam

    The New York Board of Rabbis went on record today as recognizing President Johnson’s “arduous task” in seeking an honorable peace in Viet Nam and commended the Government “for continuing to call North Viet Nam to the conference table.” The 87th annual meeting of the Board, which includes 900 Orthodox, Conservative and Reform rabbis, urged… More ▸