BASLE (Jul. 13)
The Zionist Revisionists who demonstratively quit the Zionist Congress hall early this morning when the Congress refused to permit their minority resolution on the ultimate aims of Zionism to be put to a vote today decided to resume their places in the Congress at the next session which is expected to be tonight.
Their return was speeded by the fact that Leo Motzkin, chairman of the Congress’ praesidium, and Nahum Sokolow, chairman of the Zionist Executive, sent letters to the Revisionists asking them to return. While the delegation will return at tonight’s session, Vladimir Jabotinsky, Revisionist chieftain, who led the walkout after tearing up his delegate’s card, will have nothing more to do with the Congress.
In the meantime Motzkin and Sokolow have been conferring with leaders of all groups at the Congress in order to insure that the Congress may proceed without obstructions and disturbances especially when the political commission’s resolution on Premier MacDonald’s letter is put to a vote tonight.
As now formulated this resolution recommends the acceptance of the letter temporarily with numerous reservations, which is an official interpretation of the White Paper of October 1930. Tonight’s session is expected to last until the early hours of the morning because the Congress must conclude its deliberations before tomorrow before the meeting of the Council of the Jewish Agency opens here.