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Teachers Strike in Palestine Ends After 42 Days; Dispute Will Be Arbitrated

The 42-day strike of teachers in Jewish schools throughout Palestine ended today when the strikers voted to submit the dispute to arbitration. The settlement is virtually identical with the conditions offered by the Jewish National Council before the strike was called.

A joint arbitration committee consisting of two members appointed by the Jewish community and two by the Government will inquire into the teachers’ grievances. Its decision will be binding on all parties. The settlement stipulates that the Jewish representatives shall not be connected with any of the Jewish institutions, and the government representatives shall not be administration officials.