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Committee Studies Plans to Offer German-jewish Children Shelter Here

November 17, 1933
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Preliminary plans for the relief of German Jews who may possibly want to find homes in the United States for their children are under consideration here by the Committee on German-Jewish Immigration Policy, a subcommittee of the Joint Council on German-Jewish Persecutions. Represented on the committee are the American Jewish Committee, the American Jewish Congress and B’nai B’rith.

The subcommittee has itself appointed a subcommittee to investigate the question of how to bring aid to the Jews in Germany. The committee’s main task will be first to ascertain how many of the German-Jewish children in Germany are likely to desire entry here and how they can be provided for in appropriate individual homes. Machinery will be set up for this purpose.

Dr. Jacob Billikopf, of Philadelphia, president of the National Conference of Social Workers, appointed a committee which is also acting on behalf of the Committee on German-Jewish Immigration Policy. It includes as chairman Dr. Solomon Lowenstein, executive director of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Charities and chairman of the Joint Committee on Child Caring; Harry L. Lurie, director of the Bureau of Social Research; Dr. Maurice J. Karpf, director of the Training School for Jewish Workers; Congressman Perlman, of the American Jewish Congress; M. D. Waldman, of the American Jewish Committee; Dr. I. M. Rubinow, national secretary of the Cincinnati B’nai B’rith; Miss C. Rozovsky, of the National Council of Jewish Women and Joseph C. Hyman, of the Joint Distribution Committee.

The Joint Committee has put at the service of the main committee its facilities for information and investigation here and abroad.

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