PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 30)
Mrs. Moses Dyckman of New York was reelected president of the Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America at the closing session here last night of the national convention of the organization.
Resolutions adopted at the final session firmly backed the integration of American public schools, called for a more liberal immigration policy, reaffirmed the primacy of the United Jewish Appeal in fund-raising and expressed support of the Israel bond drive. Mrs. Bessie Gotsfeld of Tel Aviv, honorary national president, was honored on the occasion of her 70th birthday.
Moshe Kol, director of Youth Aliyah, told the delegates that his agency had spent more on the religious education of Jewish children than any Jewish voluntary agency in the world. He said that the number of Youth Aliyah children receiving an orthodox education was about 30 percent and the portion of the Youth Aliyah budget spent on absorption and education of those children was 45 percent. He explained that the number of orthodox settlements was not sufficient to absorb all the children who need an orthodox education and therefore the majority “are placed in children’s villages and in institutions.”