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Zionists and Agudists in Warsaw Jewish Community at Loggerheads: Majority Have Brutally Suppressed P

The Board of the Warsaw Jewish Community met to-day in order to deal with the question of filling the positions of chairmen of the various departmental committees of the Community, over which the recent clash between the Agudist majority and the Zionist minority occurred, and the positions were all filled in the way that the majority, consisting of the Agudists, the Folkists and several smaller groups, had proposed, all the objections of the Zionist minority being ignored.

The Zionist spokesman thereupon read out a declaration on behalf of his Party, complaining that “the majority has brutally suppressed the principle of proportional distribution of the Departments of the Community, and has thus made impossible our further collaboration. We shall continue to oppose this in the most determined manner”.

At the end of the reading of the declaration, the Zionist members walked out of the meeting.

A declaration was also read out on behalf of the Agudath Israel Party, protesting against the disturbance at the meeting of the Community Executive, and expressing sympathy with the President, Mr. Mazur, who was injured, and assuring him that they will see to it that no similar disturbances can occur in the future. Mr. Mazur was in the chair at to-day’s meeting.