All Forecasts on Jewish Agency Plan Premature, States Felix Warburg

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A meeting of the Zionist Executive was called here for Thursday to define the attitude of the World Zionist Organization toward the plans which will be formulated at the sessions of the Jewish Agency Commission which will begin on Sunday. Dr. Weizmann will be the only member of the Zionist Executive who will attend the week-end conference at the country estate of Lord Mond.

In an interview with the representative of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Felix M. Warburg declared that all conjectures regarding the outcome of the Commission’s sessions are premature.

While the conference on Sunday will be of a genceral nature, the detailed work of the commission will start on Monday at the home of Lord Mond in London.

The atmosphere in Zionist circles in England and on the Continent is charged with intense interest. Rumors and propaganda pro and con occupy attention. Vladimir Jabotinsky, leader of the Zionist Revisionists, who are opposing the formation of the Jewish Agency under the present plan, is expected to arrive on Thursday to address a number of public mass meetings against the Agency plan.

In some Zionist circles the belief is expressed that Herr Oscar Wassermann will demand the amalgamation of the Jewish National Fund and the Palestine Foundation Fund, since he is an opponent of socialist tendencies. According to another report, Herr Wassermann will advocate the adoption of an annual million pound budjet and the creation of a bank with a capital of £ 1,000,000 for promoting industry and commerce in Palestine.

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