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French Jews to Form United Body to Aid Jews in Other Lands

April 27, 1937
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A convention of the Federated Jewish Societies adopted a resolution today to merge native and immigrant Jews into a united body for the aid of Jews abroad and protection of Jewish interests in France. Ninety-five delegates, representing 100,000 immigrants attended the convention.

Another resolution condemned anti-Jewish developments in Poland and urged aid to Polish and German Jews. Speakers included representatives of the Central Consistory, the Jewish Colonization Association, the HIAS-ICA Emigrant Aid Society and the World Jewish Congress.

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