Aunt of Finaly Children Plans to Take Them to Israel
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Aunt of Finaly Children Plans to Take Them to Israel

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Mrs. Hewdig Rosner of Israel, aunt of Robert and Gerald Finaly–the two Jewish orphans who were placed by the French court under her guardianship after a long battle with their Roman Catholic guardian–today declared that she plans to take the youngsters to Israel to live with her, but not until they have been prepared for the new life that awaits them there.

Mrs. Rosner, who arrived here from Israel, is now staying with the two boys at the private Jewish estate at St. Leonard, near Paris. She said she is generally pleased with their physical and mental condition, but noted that the experiences they have undergone and the agitation that has surrounded them have had their effect on the youngsters. Her husband, and Otto Schwartz, an uncle of the boys, will join her in France to get acquainted with the children and to help prepare them for Israel.

Mrs. Rosner declared that she would not question the children on their past experiences and said that anything they volunteered would remain with her and would not be transmitted to the judicial authorities. “We have no desire to use the boys as informers,” she said.

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