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Three-day Conference on Jewish Vocational Problems in U.S. Opened

October 12, 1961
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A three-day conference on the problems of placement of Jewish displaced workers, aged and handicapped opened here today under sponsorship of the Jewish Occupational Council, More than 100 vocational specialists from 26 cities in the United States and Canada are attending the parley.

Dr. Seymour L. Wolfbein, deputy assistant Secretary of Labor, will speak at the session tomorrow. He will discuss trends in the United States economy during the current decade with special reference to the developing patterns of employment and unemployment.

The Jewish occupational Council provides counseling to Jewish vocational services, federations and national organizations on trends and developments in vocational counseling, placement and rehabilitation of Jewish workers. The Council also coordinates the services of all Jewish vocational services throughout the United States and Canada. More than 100,000 individuals, both Jews and non-Jews, annually seek aid from this network of vocational services.

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