Jewish pioneer workers from Germany will begin construction soon of a new colony on Jewish National Fund land near Gedera in honor of Henrietta Szold, 75-year-old American Zionist leader.
Part of the land has been purchased with money collected in Germany for that purpose. Miss Szold, who was born in Baltimore and founded Hadassah, organization of American women Zionists, is directing the work of emigration of Jewish youths from Germany to Palestine.
Other projects planned by the Jewish National Fund, according to a recent statement, include establishment of a seaside resort. Sand dunes were levelled between the railway line in the Zebulun Valley and the sea during recent disorders and a wide road is planned to connect the Kiriat Chaim colony with the sea.
In Kiriat Bialik 140 new houses are being erected. Communal houses for employes of the Rutenberg Electrical Station in Haifa are to be built shortly at Kiriat Chaim near the Haifa-Acre road, as well as houses for a new Jewish quarter near Kiriat Motzkin to be called Kiriat Samuel, after the late Samuel Chaim Landau.