Jewish Sailors Form Union in Palestine
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Jewish Sailors Form Union in Palestine

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A union of Jewish sailors, the first in the world, was formed here today by a group of 100 Palestine seafarers.

This is the first group of young Jews engaged in navigation who have been specially trained for this vocation. A number of them received their training in Italian ports prior to settling in Palestine.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund