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British JNF Approves Plan to Build Settlement in Border Area

The Jewish National Fund of Britain sent to Israel last year 1,100,070 pounds ($3,080,196), treasurer E.R.T. Sheerf told the 42nd annual JNF conference in his financial report.

The conference adopted as its project for the coming year the development of a settlement in Hazonin-Galilee near Mount Hazon on the Acre-Safed road to be completed within one year at a cost of 816,500 pounds ($2,286,200). The settlement will be a village for sons and daughters of immigrants who have come to Israel since 1948, who wish to start out on their own. It will contain 60 dwelling units in its first stage. It will be located near a section of the National Water Carrier which it will help to protect. The village also will be a neighbor to several Arab villages in an area in which 70 percent of the residents are Arabs. Rosser Chinn was reelected president.