The National Conference on Palestine will be held in Boston on Saturday evening, November 10 and Sunday, November 11, according to an announcement issues yesterday by Morris Gothenburg, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Palestine Appeal, at headquarters at 111 Fifth Avenue, New York City. Dr. Charim Weizmann, President, who will come here next month for the purpose of forming the Jewish Agency, will be principal speaker at the Armistice Day meeting which will devote itself to a discussion of the problems facing the Jews of America in the upbraiding of Palestine as the Jewish National Home.
It is expected that the Conference will be of great significance in its bearing on the Zionist movement in this country. In addition to Dr. Weizmann, it is said that Lord Melchett will be guest of honor on the occasion. Lord Melchett, who is President of the English Zionist Federation, is Chairman of the Joint Palestine Survey Commission, which recently rendered an exhaustive report on the situation in Palestine.
Harry Sacher, Chairman of the Palestine Zionist Executive, who is in this country for preliminary negotiations with regard to the Jewish negotiations with regard to the Jewish Agency will also be present at the Conference to report on the latest conditions in the Jewish Homeland.
Boston was chosen the place for the conference at a meeting of the Board of Directors of the United Palestine Appeal. The delegation from the New England States who urged Boston as the conference city included Elihu D. Stone, Carmen of the National Executive Committee of the Zionist Organization; Louis Shapiro, Chairman of the United Palest Appeal for Western Massachusetts, and Robert Silverman, or Boston.
The Boston delegation brought a special invitation for the United Palestine Appeal t hold its conference in Boston from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Boston will open its United Palestine Appeal Campaign on October 28, which will be in full swing at the time the National Conference on Palestine opens.
The conference is expected to take up many important problems affecting reconstruction work in Palestine. It will be the occasion for the election of a new administration, including a Board of Directors, for the United palesinte Appeal. A budget and a quota for the national campaign . will also be adapted.
Invitatins to the conference are to be issued to all contributors to the United Palestine Appeal of $100 and over, and to all those who have worked in the interests of the United Palestine Appeal throughout the country.