JNF, Jewish Agency Set 3-Year Jerusalem Corridor Aid Project
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS Friday, September 7, 1973-3
Jewish National Fund, in co-
operation with the Jewish
Agency and the ministry of
housing has launched a three-
year, IL 30,000,000 ($7,500,000)
project aimed at rescuing 42
Reform Jews Union to Relocate in Israel
Jerusalem Corridor settle- independence, when defense
ments from stagnation and requirements and the need to
rapidly populate the western
approaches t o Jerusalem
The settlements were all were given priority over
founded in the early 1950s, problems of long term devel-
shortly after Israel's war for opment.
The Jerusalem Corridor
was so named because it
served as the main artery
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Is- see one if they begin to feel supplying beleaguered Jerus-
alem during the 1948 war.
raeli health authorities are sick.
Dr. Amos Arnan, head of Until the Six-Day War it was
taking precautions to avert
a possible outbreak of chol- the health ministry's public a narrow strip hemmed in by
era that could be brought into health service, said on radio the Jordanian-occupied West
the country by persons arriv- that there was no cause for Bank.
The hasty nature of the
i?. .m Italy.
alarm and no need for mass settlement of the region re-
'-ere outbreak in Na- vaccinations.
sulted in poor housing, poor
ples has claimed at least nine
roads and the lack of a pro-
lives and the disease has also
The wicked work harder to per infrastructure for the
broken out in the eastern reach hell than the righteous
chain of settlements. The ter-
Italian seaport of Bari.
to get to heaven.—Josh Bill- rain, moreover, is hilly, rocky
The public here has been ings.
and largely non-arable.
warned to pay special atten-
tion to personal hygiene and
to carefully wash all fruit and
vegetables. Health officials
are scrutinizing passengers
arriving from Italy by plane
and ship for signs of the di-
All arrivals in the country
from Italy are given a list of
local doctors and advised to
Israel Fears Cholera Outbreak
The land is suitable only
for poultry raising which be-
came the mainstay of the re-
gion's economy. But even that
has proven insufficient.
The joint project envisions
widening and leveling the
land holdings of each family,
construction of new interior
roads, modern poultry runs
and hatcheries, anti-erosion
walls, a proper drainage sys-
tem and extensive landscap-
ing. This must be done with-
out interfering with the daily
life routine of the settlers,
The JNF plans to enlarge
each farm unit by about a
half acre. A prototype for
the future is Kesalon where
newly levelled earth fills
seem to hang over deep green
JERUSALEM (JTA) —The Hebrew Congregations' relig-
World Union for Progressive ious action center, recently
Judaism plans to move its settled in Israel.
headquarters from New York
to Israel, the union's secre-
tary-general, Rabbi Richard
Hirsch, told Tourism Minister
Rabbi Hirsch, former direc-
tor of the Union of American
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