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U.S. Jewish Youngsters Return from ‘mitzvah’ Mission in Puerto Rico

A group of nine Jewish youngsters returned here from Puerto Rico last night, after a month-long working visit organized under the Mitzvah Corps program of the National Federation of Temple Youth, the Reform youth movement affiliated with the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.

During their stay on the island, the youths engaged in such manual tasks as ditch digging and construction of hurricane-proof cement houses. In the evenings, they taught basic English to their hosts, and sang Yiddish folk songs.