Huge Textile Palnt to Emplcy over 5,000 Now Being Built in Palestine
Menu JTA Search

Huge Textile Palnt to Emplcy over 5,000 Now Being Built in Palestine

Download PDF for this date

A huge textile plant which will employ five to ## thousand people and serve as a center for a city of from fifty to sixty thousand ##habitants is boing built in the southern Zebulun Valley near Haifa on land of the Jewish National Fund, Dr. Israel Goldstein, national U.P.A. chairman, announced today.Scheduled to work a five day week on three shifts, the plant will produce ##e million yards of textile a year, a portion of which will be earmarked for ex##rt. Undergoing construction now is the dyeing unit which will extend over an area 63 dunams. Equipment has been ordcred from the United States and Switzerland. ##rrcunding the plant will be quarters for the employees, many of whom are to be re##uited from the ranks of immigrants, stores, parks, playgrounds and a theatre. When ##pleted, the enterprise will cover an area of about five hundred dunams.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund