O.S.E. Child Care Activities in France, Hungary and Rumania

By Elizabeth Hirsch

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare, June 1948

This piece highlights the work of the World Wide Organization for Child Care and their specific health and hygiene activities for Jews in France and Rumania. The organization promoted health education and hygiene practices and gave assistance to the sick of all ages, paying attention to orphaned, and the abandoned among other groups. The French section of OSE, which has been continuously expanding to meet current needs, gave aid to more than 20,000 persons, 12,000 of whom were children and young people. In Rumania, the Rumanian OSE organized 15 social and medical centers, which by October 1st, 1946, supervised the care of 2,975 children.

Topic: French Jewry, Trauma, Youth, Social Services, Children, Medical Care, International Relief/Aid

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Aptekar, Herbert H.

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.4

Page Number(s): 418-421

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Genre: Article

Coverage: France , Romania , Roumania

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Hirsch, Elizabeth. O.S.E. Child Care Activities in France, Hungary and Rumania. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare. June 1948: 418-421. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6080


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