Brandeis Contributes $15,000 to Histadruth in Palestine

The National Labor Committee for Palestine announces the contribution of $15,000 from Justice Louis D. Brandeis to the fund which is being colected in the United States for the Histadruth, the General Federation of Jewish Labor in Palestine.

Justice Brandeis made his contrition on the condition that the American Labor Committee for the Jewish Workers in Palestine collect the amount of $500,000 and that his contribution shall be used in productive work designed to furnish additional employment to the Jewish workers in Palestine. The choice of the specific enterprise was made by consultation between E. M. Mohl, representative of the Palestine Economic Corporation, and representatives of the Histadruth, who will together supervise the expenditure of the contribution with a view of ensuring its economical and efficient use. All these conditions have been complied with. Up to May 1, 1930, the National Labor Committee of the United States has raised $675,000. After a very careful survey of the field it was agreed by both Mr. Mohl and the representatives of the Histadruth that the contribution of Justice Brandeis should be used for Yakhin, the agricultural contracting cooperative association of the Histadruth in Palestine.

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