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  • Ben-gurion Calls for Realignment of Zionist Forces in United States

    Declaring that the present war must “result in full recognition of a Jewish State in Palestine,” David Ben-Gurion, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, in an address to the League for Labor Palestine Convention, last night called upon American Zionists to realign their forces so that they could more effectively strengthen the Zionist movement in… More ▸

  • 500 Former Revisionists Join Histadruth; Relief Shipment for Greece Leaves Haifa

    More than 500 former members of the New Zionist Organization today joined the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, after resigning from the Revisionist-sponsored National Workers Front. Explaining their move, the workers stated that they found that there is place in Palestine for only one labor organization. The Swedish steamer Stureborg cleared the port of Haifa for… More ▸

  • Palestine Labor Accelerates Efforts to Increase Jewish Recruitment

    Efforts will be made to accelerate the pace of Jewish recruitment in the armed forces in accordance with the decision to that effect adopted last week by the convention of the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, it was learned here today. To dramatize the Histadruth’s desire to increase the number of Jews in the British forces,… More ▸

  • Palestine Jewish Students Go into Fields to Increase Food Production for War

    Fifteen hundred boys and girls from the Jewish schools of this city left their classrooms today to go into the fields. Head by their teachers, the young students will spend their vacations growing food to aid the Allied war effort Another contingent of 3,500 is expected later in the week. At the same time the… More ▸

  • Reorganization of Histadruth in Palestine to Be Decided at Conference

    Members of the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, went to the polls today as election of 401 delegates to the Fifth Histadruth Conference began. The chief issue of the campaign is reorganization of the Histadruth along the lines of the British Trade Union Federation. Such a change is supported by the parties opposing the Mapai, the… More ▸

  • Funeral of Dr. Israel to Take Place Today in Baltimore

    Funeral services for Rabbi Edward L. Israel who died Sunday in Cincinnati at a meeting of the executive board of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, will be held here tomorrow at the Har Sinai Congregation where Dr. Israel served as Rabbi for many years prior to his resignation a few months ago to accept… More ▸

  • Palestine to Send a Jewish Unit to Soviet Russia

    Preparations to send a Jewish unit from Palestine through Iran to Soviet Russia are being made here, according to information revealed here today by members of the Jewish Agency. Messages of greetings between the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, and the new Laborite Prime Minister of Australia were made public here today. “The friendship between your… More ▸

  • Histadruth Greeting Distributed at British Trade Union Congress

    A leaflet issued by the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, and addressed to “Our comrades of the British Trade Union Congress” was distributed today at the Edinburgh meeting of the Congress. Outlining the achievements of Palestine labor in the spheres of trade unionism, cooperatives health services, education and unemployment relief, the leaflet stressed Palestine Jewry’s part… More ▸

  • 250 Reform Rabbis Endorse Histadruth

    More than 250 reform rabbis have signed a statement endorsing the work of the Histadruth (Palestine labor federation) on the occasion of its 20th anniversary, it was announced today by Dr. Joseph Diamond, national secretary of the League for Labor Palestine. More ▸