A court of inquiry to probe the charges formulated at the Zionist opposition conference in Washington recently against the present administration of the Zionist Organization of America will be held today, Sunday June 17, at the Unity Club, Brooklyn. The session will begin at eleven o’clock in the morning.
The court, which is the result of a proposal made by the present administration, was composed by Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the World Zionist Organization, before his departure for Europe. The members of the court of inquiry as it will be constituted today are Justice Edward Lazansky, presiding Justice of the Appellate Division; Supreme Court Justice Mitchell May, Federal Judge Grover M. Moscowitz, General Sessions Judge Otto A. Rozalsky, Superior Court Judge Samuel Kalisch of New Jersey, Superior Court Judge Harry M. Fisher of Chicago and John L. Bernstein, New York attorney, secretary.
All three parties involved in the Zionist controversy, the Hadassah, the Committee for Z,O.A. Reconstruction which called the Washingtion opposition conference, and the present administration, were invited to appear before the court of inquiry, Judge Julian W. Mack, Jacob de Haas, Robert Szold, Samuel J. Rosensohn and Lawrence Berenson, leading participants in the Washington opposition conference where charges of mismanagement, diversion of funds and in efficiency were made against the administration, were invited to present proof of these charges.
Louis Lipsky, president of the Zionist Organization of America, and other members of the Administrative Committee, as well as representatives of the Hadassah will be present.