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Chilean Jews Plan to Increase Educational, Cultural Activities

Local Jewry expects to double the number of students in the Jewish schools here during the next year, on the basis of plans perfected in the last three days during a visit by Zalman Shazar, head of the education department of the Jewish Agency. There are now 1, 200 children attending the Jewish schools.

Among the plans is early establishment of a Jewish Culture Center with the participation of the Zionist Federation, the Israel Government and the local Jewish community board of education.