New American Colony for Palestine

A new American colony of 100 families is to be established in Palestine, according to an announcement today by the officers of the enterprise. The new colony is to be known as “Achuzath Hazafon”, and will be situated on Jewish National Fund land in the northern part of Palestine.

This is the first new American colony to be established in Palestine in the past two years. Unlike other American colonies

there, this new enterprise will not concentrate on arange plantations, but will rather engage in intensive and mixed farming, with special attention to fruits and vegetables not raised in Palestine.

The colony will be established on a ten-year plan. Every member family will pay $600 and will receive about 25 dunams of land per year for about ten years. The temporary officers of the colony are A. Revusky, president; David L. Mekler, vice-president; Dr. S. Margulies, treasurer; and Sol Borenstein, secretary.

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