History in Making at Haifa Harbor Where Workmen Get Grip on Vast Undertaking
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History in Making at Haifa Harbor Where Workmen Get Grip on Vast Undertaking

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History is being made at Haifa harbor, says an official government communique today. Engineers and men concerned in the vast project are getting a grip on the huge task with which they are confronted. Between seven and eight hundred tons of heavy plant and machinery have arrived at the railway jetty here since September 15.

Temporary service railways over a five mile stretch have been laid. Locomotive stores, blacksmith and carpenter shops, call stages, water tanks, explosive magazines, have all been built. A definite start has been made with the permanent work. The steam derrick and crane handling the heavy stone blocks which were dumped on the site of the main break-water, has already been moved 12 meters towards the sea.


The Women’s Branch of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America is sponsoring and also aiding in financing a project of training girls to become orthodox Jewish teachers in a strictly Jewish spirit which is known as Beth Midrosb L’Moroth.

Scholarships for this Hebrew Training School for Girls have been pledged by the Sisterhood of the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue and the Orach Chaim Synagogue.

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