New York (Jul. 1)
Formulation of a joint program to facilitate farm settlement by Jewish veterans was announced today by the Jewish War Veterans, through Charles I. Schottland, national executive director, and the Jewish Agricultural Society, acting through its managing director, Dr. Gabriel Davidson.
Under an agreement between the two organizations they will aid veterans from the initial purchase of agricultural property to guidance in modern methods of successful farm operation. Specialists assigned by the Society will assist veterans in appraising farm land and will advise on latest techniques in proper cultivation and sanitation. Veterans seeking preparatory job training for agricultural careers will be assisted by the Society’s farm employment department.
Assistance in obtaining governmental benefits toward the purchase of farm property will be provided through the veterans service program of the Jewish War Veterans. The organization’s 600 posts throughout the country have designated service officers who will aid veterans in filing for loans and other benefits under the GI Bill. The posts, in addition, will conduct intensive educational programs to acquaint veterans with current agricultural opportunities.