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? Places Its Facilities in Europe at Disposal of Jewish Agency Immigration Program

December 22, 1947
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The 18th annual convention of the HIAS Council of Organizations adopted a resolution today to place at the disposal of the Jewish Agency all HIAS emigration facilities and personnel in Europe to facilitate the ?edy emigration of Palestine-bound Jews from Europe.

Issac L. Asofsky, HIAS executive director, reported that the organization has incurred a deficit of $700,000, notwithstanding the fact that in 1947 it re?ved more than $2,000,000 in contributions, the largest amount in its history. ?legates to the conference voted unanimously to double the 1947 allocations in order to enable the HIAS to spend $4,000,000 in 1948 in carrying out an expanded program.

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