Martha Benedict Sharpe

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Martha Benedict Sharpe - jcj woiens, xouti gration) chairman. Israel Is...
jcj woiens, xouti gration) chairman. Israel Is Carrying Heavy Population Burden, Nashville Woman Tells Local Hadassah During Kinsloe House Fete Unlimited Immigration Into Is rael has brought a tremendous jurden to that state. Mrs. Sam Franklin of Memphis, Terin., this week told the Corsicana chapter >f Hadassah. She Is a member of .he National Service of Hadassah and recently appointed to the Na tional Executive board of the Wo nen's Division of the United Jew sh Appeal. Mrs. Franklin, who addressee ladassah at a Tuesday tea In Kinsloe House, was presented by Mrs Woiens, Youth Allyah (Immi- In the past year and one half Pattern - Theodore Haviland Setting 300,000 newcomers have entered and 200,000 have, been integrated into the economy 1 of 'the country said the speaker. She revealed that Hadassah has intensified its medical program offering services to the newcomers Hadassah's new hospitals are, open according to customary policy, to both Arab and Jew. The Arab nop ulation is availing itself of tht. modern and efficient facilities of Hadassah. The speaker informed the group that 45,000 children doomed to a tragic death in Europe have been rehabilitated in Israel under the Hadassah Youth Aliyah program There are some 15,000 children in Morocco alone who await the'mag- ic carpet transportation to a new life In Israel.. Living conditions in the oriental countries of the entire middle East are primitive, and Hadassah is offering a service to these people in effecting a new way of life. The group heard Mrs. Franklin report on the wonderful work done in this country in the interest of these homeless children by Mrs Martha Sharpe, wife of a Unitarian minister, who has organized Christian groups eager to help in this life saving, humanitarian effort. This group functions under the name of Children to Israel with headquarters In Boston, Mass Mrs. Sharpe travels throughout "je United States telling the story of Youth Aliyah. Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt is one of a large group of prominent Christians included in the executive board of National Youth AHyah. Until Hadassah took over med- cal care in Immigrant camps, 50 Jhildren a day were dying, Mrs. franklin pointed out. Today the mortality has been reduced 95 per In her discussion Mrs. Franklin •old how Yemenite women who mve never seen a diaper are shown iow to use the garment on their 'abies; of a five year old weighing " .Pounds, brought to Hadassah Children's Hospital for treatment f ° r malnutrition, malaria and ty- >noid; of a six months' old babv weighing six pounds, six ounces and suffering from malnutrition a £!L sever e dysentery; of many children who have to be taught to S? t: *ff d °*, a ?,,° r P han ?" rl «" one HOUSE -GIFTS Collin Street 876 °f the rehabilitation homes Jn *rance refusing candy but just 'wanting to be loved." in ™ e , SBea for tea were Mmes Joe Woiens, Max Woiens, Abe Gold,/\! L L ' Letfne, Louis Daniels and Morris Evans. and sweet Jn In a silver wine cooler to grace the tea table, lighted by «1 tapers in silver candelabra. Mrs. Julius Jacobs presided at the Ti f 6 a 2 d tea serv ic«. and Mrs i a serv c«. Alvin Shwarts served . fudge Fruit salad and ribbon iches also were served Alvin Marks and Edward Oaniels assisted in serving, and Mrs. Chas. Gottlieb gave the op- r - - prayer. Charlotte Woiens and Marilyn 'Oiaberg. Young Judaen members, ntertained with Hebrew songs and a recitation, respectively.

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 11 Feb 1950, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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