Israel Launches Information Project
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Israel Launches Information Project

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A new project, designed to train volunteers from abroad for information drives on the problems of Israel and the Jewish world was launched today in Haifa by the information department of the World Zionist Organization.

Moshe Gilboa, director of the information department, reported that some 40 persons from the U.S., Canada, Britain, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Holland, Denmark and Australia, are at the seminar. Most of the participants are university graduates, some of them active in the Jewish communities in their countries, and in the Zionist federations.

They will study the strategy of information, and will learn in general in Gilboa’s words, “the tools to disseminate information.” The seminar will be devoted to a discussion of the Jewish world, the ties between the Jewish people and the people in Israel, Israel’s problems, and Zionism as the liberation movement of the Jewish people. The participants came to Israel at their own expense, but the WZO will provide for most of the costs of their stay here.

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