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54 U.S. Zionists Still Abroad; Some Due Back This Week

September 7, 1939
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Fifty-four of the 100-odd American delegates to the World Zionist Congress in Geneva, which closed on Aug. 25, have not yet returned, owing to dislocation of shipping by the war crisis, according to a compilation made today by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Many of these are aboard the United States liner Manhattan, French liner Ile de France, the British liner Aquitania and other ships expected to arrive this week and next. Zionists who have not yet returned, as reported by the organizations with which they are affiliated are as follows.

Zionist Organization of America: Rabbi Isidore Breslau, Washington; Jacob Fishman, Morris Weinberg, Bernard Shelvin New York; Rabbi Irving Miller, Far Rockaway, L.I.; Morris Weinberg, New York; Dewey Stone, Taunton, Mass; Rabbi Morton Berman, Chicago; Rabbi Barnett R. Brickner, Cleveland: Theodore Strimling, Los Angeles; Dr. Samuel Margoshes, New York; Dr. Ilie Berger, Providence; Boris Margolin. New York; Rabbi Maurice J. Bloom, Newburgh, N.Y.; Mortimer May, Nashville. Tenn.; Ezra Shapiro, Cleveland; Herman Koppleman, Hartford; Rabbi Irwin Hyman, Syracuse; Harry Levine, Leominster, Mass.; Menachem Ribalow and Charles A. Cowen, New York.

Hadassah: Believed to be on the Ile de France: Miss Juliet N. Benjamin, New York; Mrs. Oscar G. Bender Philadelphia: Mrs. Sigmund Braverman, Cleveland; Mrs. Barnett R. Brickner, Cleveland; Mrs. Joseph M. Ehrlich, Detroit; Mrs. David B. Greenberg, Mrs. William Kirschner and Mrs. Alexander Lamport, New York. Believed to be aboard the Aquitania: Mrs. Harry Berkman, Chicago; Mrs. Sarah Kussy, Newark; Mrs. I.H. Levin, Pittsburgh. Aboard the Holland American liner Noordam Mrs. Maurice Silverman, Minneapolis, and Miss Naomi Brodie, New York. Aboard the Statendam: Mrs. Lewis Goldberg, Boston. Aboard the Veendam: Mrs. Anna Prinzmetal, Los Angeles. Believed still in Europe: Mrs. Raphael Tourover, Washington; Mrs. Bertha E. Travis, Atlanta; Mrs. I. Zesmer, Miss Pauline Englander and Mrs. A. Gitlow, New York.

Poale Zion Zeire Zion (all waiting in Le Havre or Cherbourg for ships): Hirsch Ehrenreich New York; Prof. Chaim Feinerman, Philadelphia; I. Schwartz, Philadelphia; A. Steinberg, Philadelphia; Shlomo Grodzensky, Mrs. B. Block and Mrs. Rachel Segal, New York.

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