JERUSALEM (Nov. 11)
Eliahu Dobkin, head of the Youth and Hechalutz department of the Jewish Agency, reported today that 200 volunteers were expected from the United States next year in the “Service for People” project, compared with 160 this year. He also reported on plans to improve the project. The “Service for People” project offers opportunities for non-Israeli Jews to work or study in Israel for one year.
Mr. Dobkin made his report at the final meeting of the Jewish Agency executive in session here since Sunday, discussing preparations for the forthcoming World Zionist Actions Committee meeting. The Zionist officials also discussed the situation of the Zionist movement in other countries and the next Jewish Agency budget.
Dr. Emanuel Neumann, chairman of the American section of the Jewish Agency, reported on the American Conservative Judaism movement in connection with the conference next year of the Rabbinical Assembly of America. The executive approved today an expanded program of the New York Information Department, headed by Prof, Marie Syrkin.