NEW YORK (Jan. 15)
The Zionist Labor Assembly, at an emergency conference yesterday, decided that every member of the Zionist labor movement in the United States should contribute a week’s wages or income, to a special emergency fund to help Israel in its present crisis. This contribution would be in addition to the regular contribution to the United Jewish Appeal, the conference voted.
Delegates from 40 cities attended the parley, at which all groups in the Labor Zionist movement were represented. Principal speaker was Mrs Golda Meyerson, Israel’s Labor Minister who is now visiting this country. The conference also decided that house-wives and children should be asked to contribute a week’s “spending money” for Israel.