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So. American Zionist Conference Urges Revamping of Zionist Movement

The third South American conference of Mapai-affliated parties closed here last night following the adoption of a number of resolutions calling for changes in the Jewish Agency structure and in the Zionist movement, urging increased chalutz immigration from Latin America and expanded Jewish education. The final function was a banquet attended by hundreds of delegates from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia and Peru.

The convention of Labor Zionist groups declared that it was “indispensable” that the Jewish Agency’s absorption and immigration departments be unified. It also urged revamping of the world Zionist movement on “democratic bases” and asked that Jewish organizations set up a special fund for new immigrants orientation in Israel in respect to their trades and professions. Urging increased pioneering immigration and education, the convention asserted that no member could remain within the party unless he sent his children to a Hebrew school.

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