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Ask Former Legionnaires to Aid Ex-soldiers’ Settlement

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The numerous ex-soldiers in the United States who served in the Jewish battalions in Palestine during the war and afterwards returned to the United States will be asked to provide funds for the settlement on the land here of the Jewish ex-soldiers living in Palestine.

A delegation is being sent to America for this purpose. Its appeal will be made only to the ex-Palestine Legionaires.

It is learned that the Jewish National Fund is prepared to grant land for the settlement of one hundred families of ex-soldiers each family to receive not less than 25 dunams. The colonization expenses of a family will amount to £600, so that a total of £60,000 is required. The prospective settlers are in possession of a small part of this sum, and the rest is to be sought in America.

Miss Eva J. Sacheroff of Oxford, Ohio, has been awarded a $1,500 fellowship at the Training School for Jewish Social Work, New York.

The fellowship, which includes tuition, was made available by the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland.

The first scholarship to be awarded by the National Council of Jewish Junjors since it has undertaken to carry on the Hannah G. Solomon Scholarship Fund, initiated by the National Council of Jewish Women, will go to Miss Rose Minda Cantor of Philadelphia. Miss Cantor will enter the Training School for Jewish Social Work, in New York City, where the scholarship is granted.