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May 7, 2018

AJC Press Release Dec. 15, 1968

By American Jewish Committee

The American Jewish Committee issued this press release on December 15, 1968, announcing the first “Jewish-Catholic-Protestant direct charter mercy airlift” into Biafra. AJC was working as part of the American Jewish Emergency Effort for Biafran Relief. The flight included food, seeds, antibiotics, and measles vaccine.

AJC 1968 12-15 Press Release