The full text of the report and resolutions adopted by the American Jewish Congress administrative committee appears on Page Two of this issue.
The American Jewish Congress was on record yesterday as willing to leave the question of convocation of the proposed World Jewish Congress in the hands of a world-wide representative council to be formed with participation of outstanding American Jewish bodies, hitherto opposed to the congress plan.
In an effort to reach an understanding with other Jewish organizations in the United States and to unite all in a program of activity, the administrative committee of the American Jewish Congress Tuesday evening adopted the report of a special committee laying down a basis for negotiations with other American Jewish organizations leading to their participation in the Congress elections and establishment of a world-wide representative Jewish council. It also empowered its Committee of Seven to name a committee on unification and co-operation to negotiate with other Jewish bodies on the basis of the resolutions adopted.
The committee to be named to negotiate with the American Jewish Committee, the B’nai B’rith and other organizations was instructed “to carry on its negotiations through a conference or conferences with any or all of the organizations referred to, and to carry on such propaganda as it may consider necessary for the promotion of peace and co-operation in American Jewry.” It is to report back to the administrative committee by February 1, 1935.
Despite its previously expressed determination to proceed with