The sum of $100,000 for the purpose of relieving the situation of the Jewish refugees in various European ports and in Cuba was assigned at a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hebrew Immigrants Aid Society of America. The sum was subscribed following an appeal for $500,000 issued by Mr. Louis Marshall and Dr. Stephen S. Wise of the Emergency Committee on Jewish Refugees.
The Hias is one of the national organizations which are participating in the campaign of the Emergency Committee.
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