DETROIT (Sep. 1)
Some 200 members of the Student Zionist Organization from 116 colleges campuses today opened the organization’s seventh annual national convention at Camp Sharon, Michigan, to re-examine the role of Zionism in the light of recent developments. They will especially discuss the Zionist movement in America and on the college campuses.
Among issues the collegiate Zionists will discuss at the six-day convention will be the unity of the Jewish people, the problems of Jewish exiles and related matters. One feature will be a workshop on professional opportunities today in Israel which will be headed by Yitzhak Woolfson, director of the Professional and Technical Workers Aliyah.
Seven Canadian colleges are represented. Delegates include members of a chapter of American students at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and 15 college students who have just returned from a seven-week tour of Israel sponsored by the Jewish Agency Summer Institute.