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Revisionists Demand Immediate Session of Actions Committee to Deal with Suspension Verdict

Rabbi Abraham Nowak of the Temple on the Heights, Cleveland, Ohio, has recently been appointed Chaplain of the Cleveland Post, No. 2, American Legion. This honor has not been conferred upon any Jewish minister before in the city of Cleveland. Rabbi Nowak is also National Chaplain of the Jewish War Veterans of America.

The World Union of Zionist Revisionists will demand the immediate convocation of the General Council of the World Zionist Organization to deal with the situation created by the Zionist Court of Honor which ordered the suspension of the Revisionist separate Union as a penalty for carrying on independent political activity.

The announcement of the impending demand of the Revisionist Union was made today at a press conference, and the purpose of an immediate session of the Actions Committee was described as “to discuss the catastrophic situation for Zionism which was created by the decision of the Berlin Court of Honor.”

The Revisionists will continue to carry on as a separate union, performing their Zionist duty in the interests of a Jewish state, without allowing themselves to be provoked, it was stated.

The decision of the Congress Court of Honor which met in Berlin on January 5th, and which heard no evidence from Revisionist leaders, because at the last moment, Dr. S. E. Soskin, Revisionist Vice-President, who was scheduled to conduct the Revisionist defense, informed the court he was unable to come, was branded as being without moral or legal validity.

The court yielded to one-sided pressure, heard no evidence by Revisionists and the judges were, moreover, partisan and biased in their verdict, the Revisionists assert.

Particular objection was raised to the fact that the Poale Zionist leader, Dr. Kohn and the German Mizrachi leader, Wolfsberg, both known to be militant in their opposition to the Revisionists, were among the judges. It was impossible for these two men to be impartial, the Revisionists declare.

At the same time the resignation from membership in the Congress Court of Honor of Dr. Jonah Machover, Revisionist of London, was announced.

Dr. Machover, who is a member of the Revisionist Executive and of the Actions Committee, resigned from the Congress court “because the old method of constituting the Zionist court does not accord with new manners and customs. The trial held last week in Berlin forfeits the right of the court to existence as the supreme non-partisan body of the Zionist movement,” Dr. Machover asserts.

Rabbi Abraham Nowak of the Temple on the Heights, Cleveland, Ohio, has recently been appointed Chaplain of the Cleveland Post, No. 2, American Legion. This honor has not been conferred upon any Jewish minister before in the city of Cleveland. Rabbi Nowak is also National Chaplain of the Jewish War Veterans of America.

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