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American Hechalutz Closes Convention with Appeal to Aid Its Training Programs

February 21, 1950
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A resolution calling on American Zionist bodies to aid the Hechalutz Organization of America by supporting its programs of training potential pioneers in Israel was adopted here at the concluding session of the organization’s three-day annual convention.

The Jewish Agency was asked in another resolution to increase its allocation for the Hechalutz so that a “broader and more efficient training program could be undertaken and maintained by Hechalutz in the preparation of American volunteers for life in Israel.”

The delegates also approved the report submitted to the parley on the development of the Hochalutz’ nowly-established professional department which operates in the United States. This department concerns itself with surveying the professional manpower needs of Israel. It has succeeded in filling numerous positions in the Jewish state for American-trained agronomists, chemists, technicians and civil service experts, the report said.

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