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News Brief

January 5, 1928
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According to the official published figures of the Palestine Government, 3,550 Jews left Palestine in the first eight months of last year. Only 400 of these were Palestine citizens. Of the remaining 3,150. 878 were productive workers (218 building workers, 177 unskilled laborers, 160 metal workers, 90 tailors. 51 agricultural workers, 36 food product workers, 35 transport workers. 17 textile workers, 14 leather workers, 11 printers, 5 woodworkers, 5 chemical workers and 12 miscellaneous) : 1,130 were non-productive persons including 498 women : 137 were traders. 49 students, 29 belonged to the liberal professions, 29 were clerics, 11 teachers. 9 artists and 9 actors. The remainder were minors under 18 years of age. 1,148 were dependent members of families.

The organization of the Jewish Ministers’ Cantors’ Association was perfected in Atlantic City Tuesday at the first meeting of cantors from leading Jewish centers of the country. The association plans to establish ## school and seminary in New York City in the near future.

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