New York (Jul. 10)
Plans are under way to organize an American Company to build thousands of housing units in Palestine, where the shortage is (##)remely souts, as a result of conferences between Aaron Wright, president of the Jewish National Fund and the United Palestine Appeal for Great Britain and Ireland, (##) American Jewish leaders headed by Judge Morris Rothenberg, president of the American J.N.F.
Wright, who is returning to England next Tuesday, declared that the housing situation is more desperate in Palestine than it is in this country. He estimated at 100,000 rooms are needed immediately. The American corporation will cooperate (##) the Kereth Housing and Mortgage Corporation of Palestine which is already in (##) field.
Commenting on the reception to his proposals here, Wright declared: “I am (##)atified with the response I have already received. Those with whom I have consult-(##) have indicated a genuine interest in the problem. I am confident that a group (##) important American Jews will be organized in a semi-public way to serve the needs Palestine in regard to housing.”
The United Jewish Appeal, the Jewish National Fund are “vital instruments in at direction,” he stated. “We must supplement this income with private investment (##)d it is for that purpose that I have come here to seek aid and advice in the hope at something really tangible will be achieved in the matter of housing which I (##)gard as an emergency,” he added.