Plan Presented to Educate Algerian-jewish Refugee Youth in Israel

A program to enable young Jewish refugees from Algeria to study in Israeli secondary schools was presented here to the National Committee of Jewish Organizations, which convened here to deal with the problems of education of North African youths now living in France.

The plan, which was brought before the Committee by Youth Aliya, would enable 500 Algerian refugee youths, aged 13 to 15, to be placed in Kfar Yarok, Magdiel, Kiar Batya and Mikveh Israel settlements, where they would study under a special program which would employ French as the first foreign language. Parents of the youths would have to undertake to leave the children in Israel for at least two years, and would pay $10 to $15 per month.

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