Administrative Committee of Jewish Agency Concludes Sessions with Resolutions Asserting Principle No
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Administrative Committee of Jewish Agency Concludes Sessions with Resolutions Asserting Principle No

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The meeting of the Administrative Committee of the Jewish Agency ended this morning after a short session with Felix M. Warburg, chairman, and Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the Agency, expressing their satisfaction with the work that had been accomplished. There was a general feeling among the participants that the meeting had been fruitful of practical results for Palestine, and there was particular gratification that the complete budget of three and a half million dollars was confirmed.

The new Executive of the Jewish Agency reported to have been elected is composed of Nahum Sokolow, Professor Selig Brodetsky, I. S. Kaplansky, and Dr. Felix Rosenblueth for the London office of the Executive; Colonel Frederick Kisch, Dr. Arthur Ruppin, Josef Sprinzak, Rabbi Meer Berlin, as Zionists; and Bernard Hexter, Werner Senator, and Julius Simon, non-Zionists, for the Palestine office of the Executive. Pinchas Ruttenberg, while declining to join the Executive, promised his cooperation.

The plan to settle one thousand Jewish families this year on land owned by the Jewish National Fund was approved, and for this purpose one million seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars will be raised independently of the $5,000,000 planned as an internal bond issue.


Among the resolutions submitted on behalf of the Political Committee by Dr. Cyrus Adler, and which were unanimously adopted, was one “asserting the principle that there shall be in Palestine no domination of Jews by Arabs, or of Arabs by Jews.”

Other resolutions submitted by the Political Committee and unanimously adopted by the Administrative Committee included: 1) Expressing the Agency’s admiration for the steadfastness shown by the Jewish population in Palestine during the recent troubles and recording with profound satisfaction the inflexible will manifested by the Jewish people all over the world to continue the work already begun in Palestine. The Agency also declared that it was determined to do everything in its power for the realization for the Jewish National Home in Palestine.


In a second resolution the Agency expressed its appreciation of the declarations made on behalf of the British Government that it will continue to carry out the obligations assumed by Great Britain in relation to the Jewish National Home and the Agency looks to the British Government to supplement this policy in accordance with the letter and spirit of the Palestine Mandate. Through its Administrative Committee the Agency reaffirmed the declaration of the Twelfth Zionist Congress expressing, “The determination of the Jewish people to live with the Arab people in Palestine on terms of harmony and mutual respect and together to make the common home a flourishing community, the upbuilding

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