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Jewish Agency Changes Name; Substitutes “israel” for “palestine”

The Jewish Agency for Palestine has changed its name to Jewish Agency for Israel, it was announced today by Mrs. Rose L. Halprin, acting chairman of the New York executive of the Agency.

The Jewish Agency, major beneficiary of the United Jewish Appeal, is the central philanthropic organization responsible for the immigration, absorption and agricultural settlement of new immigrants in Israel. In addition, its world-wide educational and youth programs serve as a link between Jewish communities in the diaspora and the people of Israel.