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December 08, 1967 - Image 3

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-12-08

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JDC OKs $24.5 Million Budget for Aid to Needy Jews

(Direct JT.11 Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

honored for his five decades of
NEW YORK — The Joint Distri-
service to JDC.
bution Committee at its 53rd an-
Close to 400 Jewish leaders who
nual meeting Wednesday, ap-
came from communities through-
proved a budget of $24,551,000 for
out
the United States and Canada
1968 for a broad range of health,
also heard an address by Dr.
welfare and rehabilitation services
William
Haber, dean of the college
reelected vice chairman of the
for some 375,000 needy Jews in
of literature, science and arts of
30 countries around the world.
JDC National Council.
the University of Michigan, brother
In presenting the budget, Samuel
A highlight of the meeting was of Samuel Haber; and a report by
L. Haber, JDC executive vice the presentation of a scroll to Josef Knovitz, a student at Prince-
chairman, said that the Six-Day Adolph Held, president of the Jew- ton University, on the 1967 JDC
War, in addition to its significance ish Labor Committee, who was student work-study project.
for Israel, has "produced profound
— Often permanent — effects upon
Jews and Jewish communities in
Strictly
Eastern Europe and the Moslem
Kosher
world."
Meats and
Poultry
nt is clear that in the months
Specializing in:
ahead JDC will be faced once
again with the agonizing dilemma
• Fresh, Cutup Chicken Parts_,-.
• Cartwheels
—how to maintain its continuing
• Ready Made Hamburger Patties • Cube Steaks
assistance to Jews in Western Eu-
• Oven Ready Turkeys
rope and in Israel while at the
• Kosher TV Dinners
same time attempting to cope
• Stuffed Kishka
• Beef Ribs
with the new or changed needs
• Seasoned Meat Balls
• Seasoned Meat Loaf
created by the war and its after-
• Veal for Scalopini
math in North Africa, in France
• Beef for Scalopini
and in Eastern. Europe," he said.
• Hebrew Nat'l. Delicatessen
Almost $7,000,000 of the $24,-
551,000 budget has been ear-
• Boneless Chicken Breasts
marked for JDC programs in
Israel, H a ber said. Another
$882,000 will go for support
Member Detroit Kosher
of religious and cultural activi-
WE DELIVER — UN 1 - 4770
Meat Dealers Association
ties, raising the total budget for
Israel to close to $8,000,000, al-
most a third of the total budget.
Over $5,000 will go for aid to
needy Jews in Moslem countries
in North Africa and the Middle
East.

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Reviewing JDC's activities in
1967, Haber reported the JDC had
assisted approximately 375,000
needy and handicapped persons at
a cost of almost $22,500,000. The
number aided included 93,000 in
Israel, 54,000 in Arab and Moslem
countries, 80,000 in Western Eu-
rope, 75,000 in three countries of
Eastern Europe where JDC con-
ducted programs (Poland, Ro-
mania and Yugoslavia), and 5,000
in other areas such as Australia,
South America and Asia. There
were another 70,000 persons as-
sisted in programs w hi c h cut
across national boundaries, Haber
added.

Following the adoption of the
budget it was submitted to the
United Jewish Appeal, which will
open its annual conference Satur-
day night.

Friday, December 8, 1967-3

Broido was re-elected JDC
chairman for a third term. Jack
D. Weiler of New York was re-
elected chairman of the JDC na-
tional council, and Judge Nochem
S. Winnet of Philadelphia was

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