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Palestine Government Grants $120,000 Loan to Tel Aviv to Extend City Limits

The Palestine Government has granted a $120,000 loan to the municipality of Tel Aviv, for the purpose of acquiring additional land to increase the city’s area, it was disclosed today by Mayor Israel Rokach at a meeting of the municipal council. Thanking the Government for the loan, Mayor Rokach expressed the hope that further loans for the same purpose will be forth-coming since “the city is strangled within its narrow boundaries.”

At the same time it was reported here that a new colony, Kfar Szold, named after Miss Henrietta Szold, veteran Hadassah leader, will be established on 2,800 dunams of Jewish National Fund land north of Lake Huleh, bordering the Syrian frontier. The new settlement will accommodate 100 families. A contingent of Youth Aliyah members are already at the site preparing it for the colonists.

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