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Histadruth Votes for Unified Hechalutz; Asks Imigration of Jews from Liberated Lands

The six-day conference of the Histadruth, the Palestine Jewish Federation of Labor, closed today after adopting a number of important resolutions, including one which provides for the establishment of a unified Rechalutz movement in the countries outside of Palestine and for the sending of special instructors from Palestine to train the Chalutzim. The Hashomer Hatzair, left wing of the Histadruth, went on record opposing this decision.

Other resolutions demanded the opening of Palestine to unrestricted Jewish immigration, especially of children from liberated Europe; action by the Palestine Government to reduce the high cost of living; increased imports of raw and building materials as well as machinery for Palestine’s industry; the opening by the government of the port of Tel Aviv, and a larger proportion of government allocations for Jewish education and public works.