NEW YORK (Jul. 7)
“ACTS for Israel” (American and Canadian Trade Skills for Israel) opened their offices here last week. The organization has been formed for the express purpose of recruiting skilled labor to work in a civilian capacity in Israel during a crisis. It is only during times of mobilization that volunteers will act as back up specialists.
ACTS is now ready to seek volunteers from all over the United States and Canada. This includes heavy equipment operators, truck drivers, electricians, automobile mechanics and technicians in many other fields.
Al Bazel, executive director of ACTS said: “We are confident that in the event of a crisis the economy of Israel could have some semblance of normalcy through these efforts.” He went on to say “the week before the Yom Kippur War no one knew or surmised that war would come. We therefore urge concerned people to volunteer now so we will be ready if there should be another sneak attack.” ACTS is in the process of setting up regional offices or liaison in key cities so that registration and information can be gathered on a local level.