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Opposition Members of Actions Committee Demand That Z. O. Congress Be Convened in U.S.

A demand that the forthcoming 17th World Zionist Congress be held in the United States was made by the opposition members of the Zionist Actions Committee at todays session of the emergency meeting of the Committee called to consider the crisis in the Zionist movement arising from the new British policy in Palestine.

If the Congress is held in the United States, which is unlikely because of technical difficulties involved, it would be the first time it has been held anywhere outside of Europe. The suggestion that the Congress be shifted to the United States first gained currency when Dr. Chaim Weizmann resigned the presidency of the World Zionist Organization and of the Jewish Agency with a statement intimating that the