Calling Jewish World Congress: Polish Jewish Leaders Holding Conference in Warsaw to Discuss Arrange
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Calling Jewish World Congress: Polish Jewish Leaders Holding Conference in Warsaw to Discuss Arrange

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Jewish leaders in Poland will meet in conference here on Tuesday, the 23rd. inst., on the invitation of Mr. Ab. Coldberg, of New York, representing the American Jewish Congress, who has arrived here to obtain the assistance of Polish Jewry in the planning of a Jewish World Congress, in connection with which the American Jewish Congress is arranging a consultative Jewish World Conference which will be opened in Basle on July 12th.

The Conference of Polish Jewish leaders will study the plans for the Basle Conference, and will appoint the Polish delegates. The American delegates to the Conference include Rabbi Dr. Stephen S. Wise, Mr. Bernard Deutsch, Judge William M. Lewis, Mr. Louis Lipsky, Mr. Bernard G. Richards, Mr. Jacob de Haas, ex-Congressman Nathan D. Perlman, Congressman William W. Cohen, Mr. Jacob Fishman, editor of the “Jewish Morning Journal”, Dr. Samuel Margoshes, of the “Day”, and Mr. Berl Locker, one of the leaders of the Poale Zion.

A Jewish World Conference convoked also by the American Jewish Congress in conjunction with the Committee of Jewish Delegations in Paris, with which it has since fused in the Council for the Protection of Jewish Minority Rights was held in Zurich in August 1927, shortly before the 14th. Zionist Congress at Basle. The participants included Mr. Nahum Sokolov, Rabbi Dr. Stephen S. Wise, Mr. Leo Motzkin, Professor S. Dubnov, Mr. M. M. Ussischkin, Mr. Max D. Steuer, Judge Hugo Pam, Judge Gustav Hartmann, Professor Vischniak, the late H. D. Nomberg, the famous Yiddish writer, who was one of the leaders of the Folkist movement, Dr. Tcherniachov, Dr. S. Schabad, of Vienna, Dr. Tcherikower, and several other prominent Folkists.

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