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Sharp Debates Mark End of Masada Parley

Stormy debates on the program of Masada, Zionist youth group, and the question of unity in American Jewish youth movements, featured the closing sessions of the second annual convention, which ended here today with the election of national officers.

A six-point platform and program of action was presented by Isaac Imber, president. It declares Masada to be an integral part of the Zionist movement, but calls for a program based on “traditional Jewish conceptions of liberalism and social justice in the upbuilding of Palestine.”

Dealing with the American Jewish scene, the platform states that “Masada views Zionism as embodying within itself a construc-