Establishment of Independent Labor Unions in Palestine Urged on Zionist Revisionists

The establishment of independent Zionist Revisionist labor unions in Palestine to compete with those under the wing of the General Federation of Jewish Labor was urged here by B. Weinstein, a Jewish labor leader from Palestine, speaking at the fourth annual world conference of the Union of Zionist Revisionists which has been in session since Sunday. Similar action was recommended by a number of Revisionist workers from Palestine, in a memorandum presented to the conference.

It is learned here that the Revisionists’ political commission has approved the project advanced by Dr. Robert Lichtheim, German Revisionist leader, that the Revisionists undertake independent political action. No action has been taken, however, on the suggestion of Meer Grossman, English Revisionist, that no more funds, other than those needed for the actual support of the Jewish community, be sent to Palestine. There appears to be no unity on this question, and it is not likely that the conference will approve this plan which is considered likely to prove a boomerang.

On the other hand there is a strong tendency prevalent among a large number of the more than 200 delegates to have the Revisionists, in conjunction with the Left Zionists, proclaim an independent Zionist organization with functions similar to the present Zionist Organization and powers to regulate Zionist questions directly with the British government.

A report based on reliable information has reached the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, that Prof. Selig Brodetsky, a member of the world Zionist Executive, and the spokesman of the latter at the Revisionist conference, may resign. His resignation is not connected with any Revisionist influence, however, but traceable merely to his personal sentiments.

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