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World Jewish Congress Sends Cultural Delegation to Jews in Displaced Camps in Germany

December 28, 1945
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The World Jewish Congress announced today that it will send a delegation to Europe to help sustain the morale of the thousands of Jews in the displaced persons camps whose physical and mental condition has been endangered by the long series of trials to which they have been subjected.

The delegation will consist of H. Leivick, prominant Yiddish poet and author of “The Golem” and “The Miracle of the Warsaw Ghetto,” a play recently staged by Maurice Schwartz, Emma Lazaroff-Shaver of Detroit, opera star and singer of folk balleds; and Miss Sylvia Neulander, formerly associated with the International Red Cross and now in Germany representing the World Jewish Congress.

Permission for the delegation to engage in such cultural activities as it deems necessary has been granted by UNRRA. The delegation is expected to leave within two weeks and remain in Germany for two months.

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