NEW YORK (Jul. 6)
One hundred young American volunteers left last night for a year of service in Israel as members of the Sherut La’am (Service to our People). Of this group, 16 of whom are Canadians, 22 will work in kibbutzim and the other 78 will serve in various professional capacities throughout Israel. Of the 100 volunteers who left for Israel via El Al. 74 are girls. The Sherut La’am program in Israel is conducted by the Jewish Agency.