Hebrew Stressed at Polish Zionist Parleys

Hundreds of Zionist delegates are in Warsaw for the sessions of the four Polish Zionist conferences now being held here. Hebrew dominated all the conferences. The proceedings were entirely in Hebrew. Greetings to the Hitachduth conference were extended by Nahum Sokolow, president of the World Zionist Organization, and by Leib Jaffe, well-known Zionist leader, who represented the Keren Hayesod, the Jewish Foundation Fund. The Hitachduth had refused to join the Poale Zion, laborite group, because of the Hebrew question.

The Tarbuth teachers’ conference met, and the Tarbuth Association, under which all the Hebrew schools are gathered in a cultural association, opened an exhibition of Tarbuth school work.

The Hechalutz, pioneer organization of the Polish General Zionists, met with 423 delegates representing 361 towns in Poland. The Hachsharah, or movement for training pioneers before they leave for Palestine, reported 70 training centers. The Hechalutz movement has 20,000 members in Poland. Speakers at the conference emphasized the differences between the Hechalutz organization of the left wing Zionists and the General Zionists.

The all-Polish conference of the Zionist youth groups, including the Brith Trumpeldor, Revisionist youth organization, is dealing with the work of the Keren Kayemeth, the Jewish National Fund.

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