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Vaad Leumi Asks Change in Control of Jewish School System in Palestine

August 14, 1930
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A resolution recommending that the Jewish educational system in Palestine, now under the control of the Jewish Agency, should pass to a joint board of representatives of the Jewish Agency and the Jewish communities starting with the year 5692 was adopted at today’s meeting of the Jewish National Council following a full discussion of the matter. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Jewish teachers. If the new arrangement is carried out it would be effective for a period of five years and would relieve the Jewish Agency of the sole responsibility for Jewish education.

The Jewish National Council also instructed, its officers to place on the agenda of an early meeting the question of transferring the Jewish health and sanitation work to the Jewish communities. The Council voted to devote $25,000 of the relief funds at its disposal for the extension of Motza provided the Palestine Emergency Fund carries out the full program of reconstruction there involving another $50,000. The Council also voted to take the initiative in reviving the question of the reconstruction of Hebron and voted another $25,000 if plans for that are launched.

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