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Growth of Jewish Industries in Palestine Reported

October 27, 1924
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A match factory is being estblished at Haifa by Dr. Volpert and Weizmann brothers of Kovno, Lithuania. This is the first match factory in the Near East, and represents an investment of £25,000.

A serious situation is being reported in the Jewish tobacco industry in Palestine because of the surplus which cannot be sold in the country. The Zionist Executive has taken measures to secure foreign markets in order to export the tobacco.

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