A priority committee of the government and the Jewish Agency will try and solve the crisis in the absorption centers, according to a decision by the coordinating institute, operated jointly by the two bodies. The decision to form the parity committee was raised by Premier Menachem Begin at a special session of the coordinating body which was devoted to the issue. Committee members are Finance Minister Yigael Hurwitz, Absorption Minister David Levy, Agency treasurer Akiva Levinsky, and Agency immigration and absorption department head Raphael Kotlowitz.
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