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Pincuselected Chairman of Jewish Agency Executive; Appeals to U.S. Jews

The Jewish Agency executive today elected Aryen Pincus, treasurer of the Agency, as chairman of the executive, to succeed the late Moshe Sharett. He continues to hold the post of treasurer also.

Addressing the United Jewish Appeal Young Leader ship Mission, now visiting Israel, Mr. Pincus said American Jewry could build “a living bridge” between Israel and the Jewish community in the United States by sending one member of each American Jewish family to Israel. “If only one person in every family in the United States would settle in Israel, a living bridge of 300,000 American Jews would be created in our country over a few years,” Mr. Pincus stated. The deep desire of young American Jews to achieve some kind of self-recognition and self-identification will lead inequitably to increased immigration to Israel, he predicted.