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U.S. Teachers Will Be Sent to Hebrew Schools in Moslem Lands

American teachers will be sent to Hebrew schools in the Middle East and North Africa, it was announced today by Isaac Shalom, president of Ozar Hatorah. The organization provides a combined program of religious and secular education, conducting 76 schools with a total enrollment of more than 15,000 boys and girls in Morocco, Tangiers, Lebanon, Syria and Iran.

The Americans to be sent to the Ozar Hatorah schools, Mr. Shalom said, will help reorganize the administration of the Ozar schools through the employment of American school practices. They will also conduct courses in the English language.

Mr. Shalom, who returned from Israel, where he attended the World Sephardic Convention, reported progress in the activities of Ozar, not only in its educational work but also in the provision of food, clothing, medical attention and social services. Some of the work of Ozar Hatorah is financed by the Joint Distribution Committee.

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