Palestine Jewry Demands Larger Representation on Jewish Agency

Wants 10 Percent of Total Non-Zionist Representation (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The question as to how many representatives Palestine Jewry is entitled to have on the Council of the Jewish Agency soon to be formed has been put on the agenda.

The Zionist Executive in a communication to the Vaad Leumi, National Council of Palestine Jews, invited that body to delegate two representatives to the Jewish Agency Council. Acting upon this proposal the Vaad Leumi today adopted a resolution confirming its previous decision to participate in the Jewish Agency. The resolution, however, expresses dissatisfaction with the number of representatives allocated to Palestine Jewry and insists that Palestine should be given a representation equal to ten per cent of the total number of non-Zionist representatives who are to serve on the Jewish Agency Council.

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