Cornerstone Rites Set for Jewish Aged Home in Belgium
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Cornerstone Rites Set for Jewish Aged Home in Belgium

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The cornerstone will be laid here Sunday for a home for the aged to accommodate 50 aged Jewish men and women left without family and means as a result of World War II The home is being constructed by the Central Jewish Welfare Committee with a $90,000 grant from the conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, and grants from the Joint Distribution Committee to supplement funds raised locally.

The edifice will contain a clinic, residential quarters for the nursing staff, a laundry and kitchens, It is due to be completed by the end of the year

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