Chicago (Jan. 16)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
Max Shulman was re-elected president of the Zionist Organization of Chicago and a quota of $300,000 was adopted for the United Palestine Appeal at the annual conference of the local organization.
Other officers elected were: Max Conheim, honorary vice president; B. Horwich, first vice president; Edward Chayes, second vice president; Pearl Franklin, third vice president; A. Z. Halperin, treasurer, and S. Wm. Halperin, secretary.
Resolutions were adopted pledging support to Dr. Chaim Weizmann and Louis Lipsky. Constitutional amendments were passed enlarging the Executive committee to fifty, creating an administrative committee and granting official participation in the annual conference to all members in good standing instead of restricting it to delegates as heretofore. Judge Harry M. Fisher, chairman of the United Palestine Appeal for 1927, reported a total of $220,000 raised in cash with $26,000 still outstanding. H. Steinberg reported $23,000 raised for the Jewish National Fund.
Resolutions were passed condemning the Roumanian outrages; pledging support of the Midwest Region of the Zionist Organization and pledging continued support to Young Judea. H. Steinberg, for many years chairman of the Jewish National Fund, was elected honorary chairman with C. Bierman and S. Diamond as co-chairmen.