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  • Sharp Jewish Labor Shortage in Palestine; Histadruth Appeals for New Chaluzim

    A sharp shortage in Jewish labor is being experienced throughout Palestine and the Histadruth has issued an appeal to Zionist immigration offices abroad to despatch to Palestine all to whom immigration certificates have been issued. In the last few days a shortage of 1,400 persons has been felt, the Palestine Labor Federation informed the Jewish… More ▸

  • Histadruth Convention in Session in Tel Aviv

    The fourth convention of the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, and the first since 1927 is now in session here. A large audience attended the opening session which featured a review of the work of the last six years by Ben Gurion. He reported that the organization has a membership of 35,500, comprising 17 percent of… More ▸

  • Jabotinsky Forbids American Brith Trumpeldor to Deal with Congress Court

    Vladimir Jabotinsky, president of the World Union of Zionist Revisionists, today cabled the Brith Trumpeldor Organization in America forbidding it “to have any dealings with the World Zionist Congress Court of Honor. You may offer the Histadruth the proposal to jointly appoint a real court of honor.” The Revisionist leader’s instructions refer to the statement… More ▸

  • West Canadian Zionists Demand Gan Sharon Manager Accede to Histadruth Demands

    The Western Canadian Zionist shareholders in the orange groves in Gan Sharon, Palestine, where the Histadruth and Revisionist workers are now on a strike as a protst against the employment of Arab labor which undercuts them, have cabled to the manager of the groves, Max Adilman, insisting that he come to terms with the Histadruth,… More ▸

  • Histadruth and Revisionist Workers Strike Against Employ of Arabs in Gan Sharon Groves

    Members of the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, joined by Revisionist workers, went on strike yesterday in Gan Sharon orange groves as a protest against the employment of Arab labor, which undercuts Jewish labor. The Gan Sharon orange groves are owned by Canadian Zionists. It is feared that bloody clashes will result between the striking groups… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Meier Grossman, vice-president of the World Union of the Zionist Revisionists and the editors of the “Razsviet,” the Revisionist organ, will be summoned to appear before the court of honor of the World Zionist Congress, to answer charges of libelous accusations against the Histadruth in articles, it was announced by the Histadruth at a press… More ▸

  • Mrs. Katzenelson-rubashov Arrives in United States

    Mrs. Rachel Katzenelson-Rubashov, secretary of the Women’s Council of the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, arrived in this country on Wednesday on the steamer “Champlain.” Mrs. Rubashov is one of the outstanding leaders of the Jewish labor movement in Palestine. She came to Palestine before the war. She has been active in the cultural work of… More ▸

  • Revisionist Headquarters Deny Strike Breaking Activities in Palestine

    The headquarters of the World Union of Zionist Revisionists issued a statement today to the press denying the allegation that its members in Palestine had been guilty of strike breaking, particularly in connection with the clashes at the Frumin Biscuit Factory in Jerusalem. The workers not affiliated with the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, simply ask… More ▸

  • Women’s Pioneer Organization Adopts $60,000 Budget

    A budget of $60,000 was adopted by the Women’s Pioneer Organization for Palestine at the closing session of its convention here. The convention endorsed the Chalutzim movement in the United States and demanded a larger appropriation of certificates for Chalutzim. Another resolution scored “the unjust attitude of the Revisionists in Palestine to organized labor.” A… More ▸

  • Biennial Convention of Pioneer Women’s Organization

    Representatives of seventy clubs in the United States and Canada affiliated with the Pioneer Women’s Organization will convene here tomorrow for their biennial convention which is to continue until October 30th. The conference will be addressed by I. Mereminski and Golda Meyerson, representatives of the Palestine Labor Federation and Dr. Jehuda Kaufman. More ▸