French Proposal for Jewish Colonization in Syria Considered

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Great importance is attached to the session of the Zionist Actions Committee which opens here tomorrow. Interest centers around a new feature in the work of the World Zionist Organization which will be broached at the meeting of the Actions Committee.

In addition to the consideration of the financial problems of the Zionist movement and the election of new members to the Zionist Executive in accordance with the instructions of the Fourteenth Zionist Congress to the Actions Committee, the question which will occupy the attention of the meeting will be, it is stated, the proposal of the French government that Jewish colonization work be started in certain parts of Syria. Negotiations to this effect between the Zionist World Executive and the French government have recently been carried on and Dr. Weizmann is said to have a full report on the matter which will be submitted to the body acting as the legislature of the Zionist movement between Congresses.

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