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Tells of Program Designed to Attract American, Canadian Children to Israel

Dr. Joseph Klarman, head of the Jewish Agency’s Youth Aliyah department in Jerusalem, said here yesterday that the Agency has inaugurated a plan to attract children of United States and Canadian Jews to be educated in Israel. The Agency is also seeking to attract to Israel the children of Israelis who settled in the two Western countries.

Dr. Klarman, a member of the Agency Executive, discussed the plan at a press conference along with Abraham Frank, who heads the aliyah department of the Agency in New York. The former said that Youth Aliyah has 80 special institution-settlements where children live and are educated. They offer classes in all grades and prepare children for a life as useful Israeli citizens. Teachers in the schools are themselves products of them, he said.