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The Palestine Economic Corporation

  • Military Authorities Permit J.D.C. to Send Ten Teams of Relief Workers into Germany

    Harry Viteles, former director of the Palestine Economic Corporation, arrived in Europe as a representative of the Joint Distribution Committee, and has been assigned to head one of ten missions now going into German concentration camps, Joseph C. Hyman, executive vice-chairman of the J.B.C. announced today. Mr. Viteles’ primary objective will be to provide shelter… More ▸

  • Problems of American Trade with Palestine Discussed at All-day Economic Conference

    The progress which has been achieved in the industrial and agricultural development of Palestine and the opportunities for American businessmen to participate in the economic expansion of that country were reviewed at the Palestine Economic Conference held in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel today under the (##)spices of the Palestine Economic Bureau of the Zionist Organization of… More ▸

  • Bernard Flexner, Founder of Palestine Economic Corporation, Dies, Was 80

    Bernard Flexner, founder and first president of the Palestine Economic Corporation, died here today at the age of 80. At the time of his death he was chairman emiritus of the corporation having relinquished the position of chairman of the board several months ago. Mr. Flexner was engaged in welfare work for many years and… More ▸

  • Plans for Post-war Development of Palestine Announced by Palestine Economic Corp.

    Post-war plans for development of industry and agriculture in Palestine were announced today by the Palestine Economic Corporation, the largest American business enterprise in that country. The Corporation will carry out its program of expansion as soon after the war as possible, in order to accelerate the tempo of absorption of new immigrants by creating… More ▸

  • Palestine Ready for American Investments Says Report of Palestine Economic Corporation

    Development of Palestine along modern industrial and agricultural lines, “spurred and strengthened” by the war, has made that country a “going concern”, ripe for investment capital, it is pointed out in the 18th annual report of the Palestine Economic Corporation, released today. This investment capital can make it possible to provide jobs for new immigrants,… More ▸

  • Palestine Economist Believes Britain Will Not Discourage Growth of Jewish Industry

    Although there is a conflict in British official circles on whether the government should discourage or encourage the growth of Palestine industry, the dominant school of thought favors the latter policy, Harry Viteles, general manager of the Central Bank of Cooperative Institutions in Palestine, said today. Speaking at a press conference, Mr. Viteles, who recently… More ▸

  • Palestine Economic Corporation Re-elects Its Officers; Adds Brodie As Vice-chairman

    The Palestine Economic Corporation today announced the re-election of all its officers and the election of Israel B. Brodie as vice-chairman. Mr. Brodie has been an active director of the Palestine Economic Corporation for more than ten years. The officers re-elected are: Bernard Flexner, chairman; Robert Szold, vice-chairman; Julius Simon, president; Benjamin V. Cohen and… More ▸

  • Julius Simon Arrives from Palestine; Confident About Country’s Post-war Prospects

    “There is every reason for being confident that the adjustment from war to post-war economy can be carried out in Palestine smoothly and also that the country will be in a position to absorb large numbers of refugee immigrants on a self-maintaining basis,” Julius Simon, president of the Palestine Economic Corporation, declared here today following… More ▸

  • Public Square in Haifa Named in Honor of Judge Julian W. Mack

    A square in the commercial center of the Emek Zebulun area of Haifa has been named for the late Judge Julian W. Mack of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, according to an announcement today by the Palestine Economic Corporation. Judge Mack was an active and leading participant in Palestine reconstruction activities for many… More ▸