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Aharon Becker, Histadrut Leader, Meets with Heads of Labor in U.s.a. and Canada

Aharon Becker, secretary-general of Histadrut, Israel’s federation of labor, tonight helped launch the annual Histadrut campaign here. He and Sol Stein, director of the National Committee for Labor Israel, addressed a meeting attended by 700 persons. They also conferred here with non-Jewish leaders of organized labor as well as with leaders of the local Jewish community.

Last night, Mr. Becker met with trade union leaders, Jewish and non-Jewish, at a reception tendered for him in San Francisco by the Histadrut campaign of San Francisco and the Bay area. The Israeli labor leader had come to the West Coast from Canada, via Detroit. In the latter city he conferred with outstanding leaders of American labor, including Walter Reuther, president of the United Auto Workers. In Ottawa, prior to going West, he had met with officials of the Canadian Labor Congress.