LOS ANGELES (Aug. 15)
The American Mizrachi Women at its 52nd national convention here last week unveiled plans for the construction in Jerusalem of a new residential nursery school for children from problem homes. The school, located at Gilo, a new residential area under construction in Jerusalem, will also include a day care center for children of immigrants and working parents.
The project, known as HaYeled/Youth Haven, was announced by Mrs. Sarah Shane of Baltimore, who was re-elected as the organization’s president. The 250 delegates to the convention pledged some $500,000 to the new project. Mrs. Shane said that Israel is coping with the most urgent defense and foreign policy problems. “Thus it is the task of American volunteer organizations such as AMW to come to the aid of Israel’s underprivileged.”