BASLE (Jul. 3)
The program for a world conference of Jews, planned to be held either in Basle or Zurich after the close of the Zionist Congress, was outlined here today by Dr. Stephen S. Wise in a statement to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Dr. Wise pointed out that the conference will not deal with the rights of Jewish minorities with special reference to the Versailles Treaty, but envisages a study of the Jewish problem in its entirety, including the problems faced by Jews in various lands, whether these problems be racial, political, economic, social or educational.
The conference will also consider whether this is an opportune time for a Jewish world conference. The call for the conference has been issued by Dr. Wise in the name of the American Jewish Congress of which he is honorary president. Originally it had been anticipated that the Commission on Rights of Jewish Minorities would join in the call for this conference, but Dr. Leo Motzkin, the head of the Committee of Jewish Delegations, and some of his associates were found to be unwilling to participate in the conference, Dr. Wise said, adding that he was then compelled to issue the call in the name of the American Jewish Congress.