Bucharest (Oct. 12)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
The Ort is to start activities this fall in Old Roumania, beginning with Bucharest, it was announced.
Previously the Ort attempted to conduct activity in Old Roumania, but this was in the early post-war years and took form of immediate relief for the large numbers of refugees who had come into the country.
The present intention is to interest the Jews of Old Roumania in the economic work of the Ort on behalf of the native Jewish population, to create a fund for the agricultural and technical training activities of the Ort in Roumania, and to establish a permanent Roumanian Ort organization. It is planned to establish in Bucharest a central office for the Ort throughout Roumania. Gershon Zibert of the Ort headquarters, has arrived here to organize a committee and Dr. A. Singal-owsky, one of the leaders of the Ort movement, is expected to come here in order to head the campaign.