43 Young Pioneers off for Palestine
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43 Young Pioneers off for Palestine

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Bound for farms in Palestine, a group of forty-three young native Americans, twenty of them girls, were to embark Saturday on the Goynia-American liner Kosciuszko. Average age of the pioneer farmers is twenty-one.

Most members of the group college graduates, all have been given additional years of cultural and practical training to prepare them for their new lives. They are pledged to devote at least two years to farming in various Palestine colonies.

Eighteen of the group are sponsored by the Hashomer Hazair (Young Guards) Organization of America. They will join an American collective, “Kibutz,” at Hadera, where seventy young Americans who left the United States within the past two years reside.

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