Jerusalem (Oct. 14)
In view of the continuing disagreement between the Hebrew teachers and the Jewish Agency Executive over the question of reducing the educational budget of the Jewish Agency, on account of which the Jewish Agency schools are still closed nearly a fortnight after the date on which they were to have been reopened, the Union of Hebrew Teachers of Palestine has cabled to Mr. Nahum Sokolov, the President of the Zionist Organisation and the Jewish Agency, and to Mr. H. Farbstein and Mr. Emanuel Neuman, members of the Executive of the Zionist Organisation and the Jewish Agency, as follows:
The Jewish Agency Executive here, almost entirely non-Zionist, wants to transfer the work of education to the Yishub (the Jewish population of Palestine). The Education Department has therefore resigned, and no one knows when the schools will be reopened. The teachers have decided to go into the schools to work voluntarily. We appeal to you to put a stop to these destructive tactics and for this purpose to hasten your coming visit to Palestine.