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Youth Settlement Named for American Zionist Leader Opened in Jerusalem Suburb

“The United Nations conspiracy to take Jerusalem away from Israel drew Jerusalem and Israel even closer together and made world Jewry avow even more fervently its spiritual attachment to the city,” Dr. Israel Goldstein declared here today at ceremonies opening a new General Zionist youth village in the Katamon suburb here, which is named for him.

The new settlement founded in Katamon is a former Arab quarter which was seized by the Israelis in the first phase of the fighting last year. A total of 250 youngsters will be settled in the colony, which occupies a site of 250 acres. Youngsters in the settlement will attend school half-days and will receive agricultural training during the remainder of the day.