Reel 98 Zionism-Palestine 1933

Reel 98 begins with correspondence from F. Julius Fohs, consulting geologist, Emanuel Neumann of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, Bernard Flexner, and Robert Szold discussing proposals to open Trans-Jordan lands to Jewish settlement. There is also a memorandum on irrigation, a proposed survey of the Hauran-Jaulan region, and discussion of plans to lease land in the Trans-Jordan area. Finally there are bulletins and reports from Jewish organizations overseas; press releases from the American Jewish Congress, July - November 1933, publicizing its efforts to help those expelled from Hitler's Germany; letters from Julius Simon and Bernard Flexner of the Palestine Economic Corporation; and executive committee minutes of the American Economic Committee for Palestine, January - October 1933. (Boxes Z/P 54, 55-1/2d)