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Hadassah of Canada Pushes Palestine Work

May 16, 1934
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The second building of the Agricultural School for Girls at Nahala, Palestine, will be opened this spring by Lady Samuel and will be named the Freiman Wing in honor of Mrs. A. J. Freiman of Ottawa, president of the Hadassah Organization of Canada.

The funds for the second building were raised by Canadian Hadassah as a gift in honor of the occasion of the silver wedding of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Freiman, a few years ago.

In 1925 the foundation was laid of the Agricultural School for Girls at Nahalal, Palestine. This institution is maintained by Canadian Hadassah. Nahalal is situated in the Vale of Jezreel and possesses a soil and climate particularly suited to agricultural experimentation. The Canadian School is said to have developed into one of the most efficient institutions in Modern Palestine. It covers 500 dunams of land and trains seventy girls over a period of two years.

The reputation of Nahalal has grown and girls living abroad have gone to Palestine in order to train at the school. This year the importance of the school has been accentuated and added facilities were necessary to accommodate Jewish refugee girls from Germany.

In order to carry on the work effectively, a second building became necessary. The cornerstone was laid on April 19, 1933.

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