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|. •• IIIf ipsa J A bumper crop of youngsters is growing up in the warm Palestinian sun under the care of happy parents, who, in the D. P. camps of Europe three or four years ago, regretted having ever brought <B§S£>:'' ~~ : : 'f^k-h* ; . jPj5& jKs|gjf raflOTHil iiMtf^* >x : vv , : x In some 300 agricultural settlements throughout Palestine, youngsters like these from Europe are healing the scars of war through a balanced pro gram of schooling, recreation, work. Great em phasis is placed on the rehabilitation of children. Six months ago, a year ago, the children you see in these photo graphs were nothing but skin and bones. They were undernourished, half-starved, ready to die. Today, they are healthy and cheerful and happy. Eager to grow up. Waiting to be fine citizens. And only because somebody—it may have been you—gave the money which took them away from Europe’s misery snd sent them to Palestine. To flourish. To grow. To live. To be put in the hands of people who care.,. people who love them. How many more will you me? This Message Sponsored by A Friend THE SOUTHERN JEWISH WEEKLY children into the world. But for your help, these kids might have grown into scrawny-armed, hun ger-pinched scavengers roaming the back alleys of Europe—as thousands still are. | ■ .. '... ■><*■ ■. ' . i I -i;\ "■ : -jyMf . --"■'? :v, .. ;, ; '. .V Trained teachers and nurses watch carefully over these children and gradually guide them back to health. The U.P.A.-financed Jewish Agency spon sors an extensive program of child care and wel fare in the cities and settlements of Palestine, G/ME THEM E/EE- mate if wor/A //Wttf UNITED JEWISH APPEAL FOR $250,000,000.00 to support the relief, rehabilitation and resettlement work of* JOINT DISTRIBUTION CONNITTEE • UNITED PALESTINE APPEAL • UNITED SERVICE FDR NEW AMERICAS Henry Morgenthau, Jr. • General Chairman * v )< '■ ' K:? *||||^| :lj::y,. ■■ - .'bEl s >:'•' w/ . ~ ' .> ■••. • hR When your daughters were going to high school, Ava was already a vet eran of three years in a French con centration camp. In 1943 she es- Children who a short while ago owned only the tattered clothes on their back, now cultivate their own gardens, and plant their own roots firmly in the soil of Palestine. Lucky kids. But there are thousands— thousands —of children who aren’t so lucky. Kids who still are all over Europe, starving for bread, plead ing for milk, begging for someone to show a little affection. Save one of them. Just one child. All it takes is a heart. If you have that heart, give your dollars... quickly, quickly. And give more than you think you can spare, be cause the task is great, the need is urgent Can you afford to give? How can you afford not to? Friday, October g, i, caped to Switzerland, whence she made her way to Palestine. At a Jewish settlement in Upper Galilee, Ava is learning how to laugh again V?BStls| V ' ■ .. ■ . These youngsters are going to greet neighbors in a nearby settlement. They will find other children from Europe there, and new friends com ing in all the time.