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Confidence Vote is Taken Up at Opening Session of Texas Zionist Convention

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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

A resolution offered by Louis A. Freed of Houston, extending the greetings of the Texas Zionist Association and the Texas Federation of Hadassah to Dr. Chaim Weizmann and giving assurance of their faith and support in his leadership, was referred to the Resolutions Committee of both organizations during the opening session of the twenty-second annual convention of the Texas Zioist Association and the fourth annual conference of the Hadassah here yesterday. The Texas Federation of Junior Hadassah and the Young Judaeans are meeting simultaneously.

Action on the resolution is expected today at a joint session of the four organizations.

Rabbi Abraham Bengis of Fort Worth, president of the association, in his message reaffirmed the confidence of Texas Zionists in the Weizmann-Lipsky administration and in Nathan Straus.

The president’s recommendations included the organization of a Texas commission of three who would go to Palestine to investigate the possibility of purchasing land by Texas Zionists and that Texas Zionists exert their efforts for colonization in Palestine.

Increased collections in the United Palestine Appeal were reported by L E. Block, regional director of the United Palestine Appeal.

During the sessions of the Hadassah no mention was made of the present controversy.

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