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Palestine Manufacturers and Businessmen Submit Demands to Zionist Executive

The Manufacturers and Employers Association, as well as a committee called, “General Zionists” submitted to Dr. Chaim Weizmann president of the World Zionist Organization a memorandum dealing with the industrial problems of Palestine.

The memorandum of the General Zionists demanded that more attention should be given to the needs of the middle class with regard to immigration, colonization, employment, credits. etc. A series of practical measures was proposed toward that end.

The Manufacturers and Employers Association demanded that the sum of £10,000 which was assigned at the last Zionist Congress for the Industrial Bank, should be paid to the Bank in advance ## that a permanent commission should be established for mediating between employers and employees in cases of conflict and strikes. The memorandum also asked that a special commission be appointed by the Palestine Executive Committee to deal with the question of urban colonization.

Dr. Weizmann promised to take up these matters at the next meeting of the Zionist Executive.

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