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Jewish Agency Spent 44,350,000 Pounds During First Six Months

The Jewish Agency spent more than 44,350,000 pounds in the first six months of the current fiscal year, Dr. Giora Josephthal, Agency treasurer, reported today to a meeting of the Zionist Actions Committee’s permanent subcommittee.

Dr. Josephthal said that the greater part of the money was spent in the following categories: agriculture, 26,000,000 pounds; immigration, 1,000,000; absorption activities, 3,000,000; Youth Aliyah, 3, 800,000; repayment of debts, 5,500,000. Dr. Josephthal said the Agency expects to spend another 22,000,000 pounds in agriculture during the current fiscal year.