Jerusalem (Oct. 27)
A resolution that the coming Zionist Congress should be held early in the winter was adopted today at a meeting of the Vaad Leumi, the Jewish National Council of Palestine.
The Labor members at the Council suggested that the Congress should be convened after Passover. However, the majority members voted for the resolution that the Congress should take place during the early winter months.
In view of the situation which has been created by the new policy of the British Government, M. M. Ussishkin, who was supposed to said for the United States in the interest of the Jewish National Fund, has received a cable today from the American Zionists urging him to accelerate his visit to the United States.
The Vaad Leumi has proclaimed this week as a “Jewish National Fund Week”. A special drive will be conducted throughout the world this week for the Jewish National Fund. In its proclamation the Vaad Leumi urges that each Jew should double his contribution toward the Keren Kayemeth, the fund to buy land for Jews in Palestine.