New Plan to Aid Absorption of U.S. Professionals in Israel

A novel experimental program designed to facilitate the absorption of professionals and other prospective settlers in Israel who are interested in employment opportunities in Israel’s industries has been devised by the aliya department of the Zionist Organization of America. The program was devised in agreement with the Government of Israel Investment Authority and the economic department of the Jewish Agency, according to a ZOA announcement.

Under the projected program the Israel investment Authority has agreed to place American firms planning new industries in Israel into direct contact with prospective employees, so that the latter can be channeled to those trades and industries.

The project, named “Auto-Absorption,” will provide to both the planners of new industries in Israel and candidates for emigration the opportunity to meet on American soil and explore the possibilities of channeling trained manpower to new industries in Israel. In special cases, candidates for emigration will be eligible for retraining in industrial jobs in the United States, either to qualify for future work in respect to industries, or to work as foreman. The owners of the industries, themselves, will supervise the training courses.

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