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Aid Polish Jews to Settle on Palestine Land

May 12, 1935
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Cooperation between the ORT in Poland and the Palestine Jewish Labor Federation has been established in order to help Jewish farmers from Poland proceed to Palestine.

Mr. Zitkov, a delegate of the Palestine Labor Federation is now in this country on a mission to recruit Jewish farmers who are willing to settle on the land in Palestine. He had organized a group of thirty peasants in the Jewish colonies of Volhynia, which are operated by the ORT, when difficulties arose over the sale of their land in Poland.

Since these difficulties may delay the departure of the Jewish farmers for Palestine, the ORT headquarters here sent an agronomist to Volhynia to facilitate the sale of their land.

Jewish unity was urged by Jewish leaders here today in connection with the forthcoming parliamentary elections under the new electoral law.

It was estimated by Jewish leaders that if all Jewish groups united during the elections, it may be possible to secure the election of one Jewish deputy each from the cities of Warsaw, Lodz and Lwow, where there are large Jewish sections.

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