Berlin (Jul. 5)
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)
The contention that the Zionist World Executive is accepting the program of the Zionist Revisionists as its own program was made by Dr. J. Brutzkus, at a conference held here yesterday of the Zionist Revisionist Organization in Germany.
Despite this, the Zionist Revisionists do not propose to “sit down and rest,” but they will drive the movement onward until the Zionist Revisionists’ program is realized, Dr. Brutzkus declared in his opening address.
“Revisionism is not a fraction in the Zionist movement, but only a tendency and not a new tendency either, but the old tendency which had been inaugurated by Herzl and had been forgotten, and which as recently as 1918 was still being championed by Max Nordau against the present tendency in Zionism,” he said. “Revisionists demand that the Zionist program should not remain merely on paper, but that an active policy should be pursued with the aim of bringing about the realization of the program. For three years Revisionists have been putting forward this demand. Now at last they see the Zionist Organization making their program its own. Yet they are not going to sit down and rest, but they will drive the movement onward until the program is realized,” Dr. Brutzkus declared.
The gathering rose in memory of Dr. Herzl on the occasion of the twenty-second anniversary of his death.
The conference unanimously adopted a resolution protesting against the persecution of Zionists in Russia.
Dr. Emil Kauder spoke on the task of the Revisionists in Germany. The Revisionists, he said, will take part in the conference of the German Zionists in Erfurt and propagate their ideas there.
Dr. Brutzkus then reported on the position in Palestine. “Jewish work,” he said, “is encountering obstacles on all sides. The immigration laws are severe. Not the British, nor the Arabs, but the Jewish Agency ought to regulate the immigration. The tariff policy is choking industry. In all the former Turkish countries the old Ottoman laws have been abolished, except in Palestine,” he stated.
The conference decided to establish a Revisionist organ in the German language. A number of resolutions were adopted dealing with Zionist policy. It was decided to conduct a vigorous campaign against the Central Union of German Citizens of the Jewish Faith, and against the anti-Zionist policy of the Agudah.
On his seventy-nineth birthday, celebrated last Saturday, Israel Fine of Baltimore, Md., announced the donation of a home for girls which he will build in Palestine as the first unit of an agricultural school for girls.
Mr. Fine, who recently returned from a trip to Palestine, donated a large tract of land, which he ownes in Herzlia, to the Hadassah for the purpose of an agricultural school to educate girls in their duties as pioneers. The home which he will construct will house about fifteen girls and will be dedicated in memory of Mr. Fine’s wife.