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200 Refugee Rabbis Arrive in San Francisco from Shanghai; to Settle in U.s., So. America

September 15, 1946
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More than 200 refugee rabbis and rabbinical students arrived here today from Shanghai where they were stranded for more than five years during the war. Part of the group will continue on to various destinations in South America while the rest will be settled in the United States.

At San Francisco they will be temporarily housed at a special center arranged for them by the United Service for New Americans, which will meet the costs of transportation for the refugees from this city to various parts of the country. The organization is also preparing a special center on Long Island, N.Y., where many of them will be housed and cared for.

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