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American Heads Palestine Hebrew Education System

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Dr. Isaac B. Berkson, American Jewish educator formerly connected with the Institute of Jewish Religion in New York, was appointed head of the Vaad Ha’chinuch, education department of the Zionist Executive, which supervises the system of Hebrew schools in the country.

The selection was made by the Zionist Executive in Jerusalem, Dr. Berkson has been in charge of the department for some time.

The strike of the employees in the Hebrew schools called last week was ended when the strikers and the Zionist Executive agreed on Dr. Authur Ruppin as arbiter.