United Service Spending $1,000,000 in 1947 for Refugees from Shanghai
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United Service Spending $1,000,000 in 1947 for Refugees from Shanghai

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United Service for New Americans is spending ##,000,000 in 1947 for its West Coast program of reception, relief and resettlement services for European refugees coming to the United States from Shanghai, it was re##led by Edwin Rosenberg, president of the organization, in a report to community ##ders throughout the country.More than 4,400 Jewish refugees have already entered the United States through ## Francisco, Mr. Rosenberg reported, with hundreds more arriving every month. This City has become a major “port of hope” for people who fled Nazi persecution in Europe before the war, and were stranded in the Far East for years under Japanese occupation. ## Shanghai project, which is “carried out in cooperation with the JDC, is probably ## outstanding example in the world today of actual progress toward clearing up one the major post-war centers of Jewish homelessness and distress,” he declared.

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