Agudah Joins Ban on Proposed Legislative Council

The united Jewish front against participating in the proposed legislative council for Palestine as proposed by the new statement of British policy will not be broken by the Agudath Israel, Orthodox organization, which is not affiliated with the Jewish Agency. Rabbi Blau, Agudath leader, today said that while the Palestine council of the Agudath has not yet acted he is certain that Orthodox Jewry will stand with the rest of the Jewish community.

This unanimity is expected despite the anger of the Orthodox leaders over the football game played here last Saturday by Jewish teams. Pinchas Rutenberg, chairman of the Jewish National Council, invited the heads of the sports organizations to a conference at which he appealed to them to discontinue their Saturday matches in order not to anger the extreme Orthodox leaders.

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