MANCHESTER, England (Feb. 20)
Twelve young Jews, ten boys and two girls, members of the Hechalutz, organization for the training of Jewish youth for agricultural work in Palestine, are being trained at the Rubin’s farm on the outskirts of this city. Eight of the future pioneers are German Jewish refugees anxious to get to Palestine, and four are English. In addition to the Manchester training farm, another one has been established in Kent.
For more than a year the twelve have received training to fit them for a new life in Palestine. Their courses include not only agriculture, but also instruction in Hebrew, the study of Jewish history and the study of present day conditions in Palestine. A. special committee of Manchester Jewish residents is charged with the supervision of the course of instruction.