Agudath Israel Leader Explains Reason for Separation of Communities

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The reasons which compel the ultra-Orthodox Jews in Palestine under the auspices of the Agudath Israel to take advantage of the cluse in the Palestine Communities Ordirance allowing thirty dissenters to form a separate community, were stated to the Vaad Leumi, the National Council of Palestine Jews, at its session yesterday, by Dr. Pinchas Kohn, president of the Agndah who is on a visit here.

The Agudah leader declared that the ##-Orthodox are forced to this cause of action because of the question of women’s suffrage in the communites the Orthodox being opposed to granting women equal rights in the adminisration of Jewish communal affairs.Amother reason for the dissention is the difference of views obtaining between the Orthodox and the Vaad Leumi on the question of education in the Palestine Hebrew schools.

Contrary to previous practice the discussion between the Agudah leader and the Vaad L## was conducted in a friendly manner and it was stated that the discussion will be continued, with a view to seeking a way to smooth out the difficulties.

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