Whereas, the present brutal war inflicts upon the Jews of Palestine an increase of misery, destroys all resources for their sustenance by cutting off European assistance and by closing the markets of the world to the products of these colonies, and this threatens to destroy the work accomplished for the betterment of Jewish life within the last twenty years; and,

Whereas, we feel that it is now more than ever the duty of every Jewish woman in America to relieve the prevailing distress and to prevent the destruction of the pioneer work already done,

Therefore, be it resolved, that the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods recommends that its affiliated organizations arrange a Woman’s Palestinian Welfare Day (or adopt such other methods as may seem advisable for this purpose), and that the funds thus raised be applied to immediate general relief in Palestine and be transmitted through the Chicago Jewish Committee for Palestinian Welfare.