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Dr. Goldstein Presents Four-point Program for American Zionists

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Dr. Israel Goldstein, world president of the Keren Hayesod in Jerusalem and member of the Jewish Agency executive, presented tonight a four-point program for the American Zionist movement the fulfillment of which he termed as “important criteria by which Zionism in America is to be judge.” He listed those functions by American Zionists as:

1. Sacrificial giving and in securing the gifts of others in the fund-raising campaigns in behalf of Israel; 2. To assume the lead in the enlistment of America’s moral support of Israel; 3. To fight for a more intensive, Hebraic, Israel-orientated Jewish education, beginning with their own families; 4. To encourage and urge idealistic immigration to Israel especially young people to whom Israel offers a challenge to come and become part of a great and dramatic epic of building.

Dr. Israel Goldstein was the guest speaker at the national public installation of the newly elected president, and executive board of Bnai Zion, American Fraternal Zionist Organization, held at the Hotel Waldorf Astoria here. Norman C. Levine and his administration were elected at the 52nd annual convention of the organization last June.

Mr. Levine called for the integration of more youth into the leadership of the organized ranks of the American Jewish community. He warned that the failure to bring youth of leadership calibre into the governing bodies of most national Jewish organizations in this country tends to weaken the pillars of the American Jewish community and imperil its future in terms of dynamic cultural survival.

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