JERUSALEM (Jul. 16)
Pinhas Sapir, chairman of the Jewish Agency and World Zionist Organization, is engaged in intensive preparation for his South American tour next month. Sapir wants to go there with new housing and employment plans to attract increased immigration from that part of the world.
In the last few weeks Sapir held intensive talks with various economic specialists in order to develop employment programs. Special attention is being given to projects that will challenge young immigrants. Arrangements are also being made to provide housing for the immigrants.
Sapir will also study the problems of Jewish education in South America. He intends to stress the need for the doubling of the number of educational institutions “within a short-time range.” He will be accompanied for that purpose by Haim Finkelstein, chairman of the WZO’s department for education in the diaspora.