The Convention was noted for the spirited discussions in committee and caucus, which were not free from acrimony and for harmony in the voting and the discussions from the convention floor. Virtually every committee remained in session until unanimity was reached.
A feature of the convention was the amount of time devoted to a consideration of the practical problems confronting the rebuilding of the Jewish National Home. Significant, too, was the geographic distribution of the five hundred delegates representing virtually every section of the country.
Resolutions were adopted approving the convening of a world Jewish Congress, and the election of 8 delegates to represent the Zionist organization; approving the revision of membership dues to $3 and $6 with a determination to increase the membership during the coming year to a total of possibly fifty thousand. The incoming administration was called upon to do all in its power to bring about the union of all Palestine funds during campaigns in order to eliminate duplication and competition, without however, affectiong the integrity of each of these groups.
A resolution twice offered to the convention calling for a protest against the “dollar inquisition” against Jews in Soviet Russia, was twice tabled by a vote of the delegates.