Pioneer Women’s Convention Decides Toencourage American Youth to Settle in Israel

A resolution criticizing the “demand that Israel resettle the Arab refugees” and urging that responsibility for resettlement of the “homeless Arabs be placed not on the Jewish people but on the Arab countries” was adopted here today at the closing session of the convention of the Pioneer Women.

the resolution expressed support of the Israeli Government’s stand to “compensate Arabs for all property formerly theirs and now being used by Jews.” It cited the fact that the “Jewish people or compensation have as yet been received either from Germany or any world agency, the resolution added.

Delegates to the parley also decided to set aside one-fourth of all membership dues collected this year to encourage American Jewish youth settle in Israel and to expand the Jewish educational movement in the U.S. in order to “deepen the Jewish and Israeli consciousness among our people in this country.” Mrs. Bert Goldstein was re-elected national president of the organization.

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