New York (Jun. 27)
Rabbi Dr. Stephen S. Wise, Honorary President of the American Jewish Congress, has, in what he described as “a spirit of forbearance, in view of the attack made by Dr. Cyrus Adler, the President of the American Jewish Committee, upon the idea of a Jewish World Congress, extended an invitation to the American Jewish Committee to participate in the Geneva Jewish World Conference to be held in August, for the purpose of preparing for the projected Jewish World Congress, when he spoke to-day at the opening session of the annual meeting of the American Jewish Congress.
Participation in the Geneva Conference, he explained, will not be binding in the matter of the Jewish World Congress.
Dr. Wise read out a cable message which he has received from Professor Albert Einstein, endorsing the Jewish World Congress.
Judge Julian. Mack delivered a speech, warning the American Jewish Congress against proceeding hastily in this matter.
Mr. Bernard S. Deutsch, President of the American Jewish Congress, was in the chair.
Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, the Chairman of the Executive of the American Jewish Congress, reported on the Jewish conditions abroad, and ex-Congressman Nathan D. Perlman presented the report of the Administrative Committee.
Senator Borah, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the United States Senate, was the chief speaker at a dinner held this evening, in connection with the annual meeting, in which he praised the Jewish effort on behalf of the Jewish National Home in Palestine, and said that they could count on his support in their demand for protection against injustice and persecution everywhere.