Plans for a back-to-the-land movement among American Jews will be made at a conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 23 and 24. The convention will be under the auspices of the Provisional Commission for Jewish Farm Settlements in the U.S. The National Council of Jewish Women will be represented at the conference, it was announced yesterday.
The convention will discuss the project of the commission to settle 200 families, drawn from the unemployed, in an industrial-agrarian colony.
Other organizations which are to be represented at the convention are the Federation of Orthodox Rabbis, Order Sons of Zion, United Hebrew Trades, Poale Zion, Independent Order Brith Abraham, Jewish National Workers Alliance, Workmen’s Circle, Millinery Workers Union, Capmakers’ Union and the Jewish Welfare Board.