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Pioneer Women Convention Decides to Raise $2,500,000 for Israel

The national convention of the Pioneer Women, Labor Zionist women’s organization in this country, today decided unanimously to raise $2,500,000 in the next two years for a program for the rehabilitation of immigrant women, youth and children in Israel.

These funds will be used to build a youth village and an agricultural school for training 400 adolescent men and women for a pioneering life in the border and desert areas of the Jewish state. The funds will also be used to extend the social and educational services maintained in the immigrant work villages and in other institutions by the Working Women’s Council of Israel, sister organization in Israel of the Pioneer Women, Other resolutions call for intensifying Labor Zionist education in American and for fostering Jewish education among the youth in this country.