Palestine Unemployed Workers Welcome Cessation of Dole System by Z.o
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Palestine Unemployed Workers Welcome Cessation of Dole System by Z.o

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The payment of doles to the unemployed workers in Haifa and Tiberias was stopped by the Zionist Executive as a result of the new activities undertaken at various points in Palestine. This anouncement of the Zionist Executive was greeted with enthusiasm by the workers, some of whom have been compelled to receive the unemployment doles for over a year.

Two hundred and sixty men received employment in the Valley of Jezreel and Gallilee, 300 have gone to work on the drainage undertakings in the Valley of Kishon, 150 in the irrigation work at Muris Block and 100 in the irrigation work at Nahalal.

The workmen’s council of Tiberias has obtained a contract for the government drainage work and also the repair of the Samakh Road. Eighty Haifa carpenters have received a government contract to erect 60 huts to shelter the earthquake victims in Nablus.


H. D. Naumberg, Polish Jewish publicist and one of the leaders of the Voelkist party, who was quoted by Max D. Steuer as having given him the information at Zurich upon which he formulated his charges against the Joint Distribution Committee, has denied that he gave Mr. Steuer the information referred to.

The denial was cabled to Mr. B. C. Vladeck, manager of the Jewish Daily Forward. In his cable Mr. Naumberg denies the assertion that he told Mr. Steuer he suspects the Joint Distribution Committee of wasting relief funds.

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