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U.S. Jewish Groups Protest to World Jewish Congress Against “leakage” of News

September 4, 1946
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Representatives of the American Jewish Conference and of the American Jewish Committee now here in connection with the Peace Conference protested today to the representatives of the World Jewish Congress against a “leakage” of news concerning the negotiations in which the delegations of all Jewish organizations are participating to secure maximum protection for Jewish rights in the former enemy countries.

The “leakage” was termed “unfortunate” and considered as “definitely harming the Jewish cause, “by the representatives of the American Jewish organizations, some whom indicated that, if repeated, it may lead to a break in unity among the Jewish delegations here. The report to which they took exception said that Dr. Nahum Goldmann and A. L. Easterman, representatives of the World Jewish Congress, conferred with members of the Rumanian Cabinet who are representing their country at the Peace Conference, and agreed to work out jointly texts of Rumanian laws to enforce special provisions in the peace treaty for the protection of Jewish rights in that country.

The report caused concern among the delegations of other Jewish organizations in Paris. Jewish circles pointed out that the information contained therein is “distorted and misleading in its form and incorrect in details.”

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