Vital Agency Sessions Weigh Problems Today

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The economic and political situation in Palestine and the financial status and problems of the Jewish Agency will be thoroughly discussed at the meeting of the administrative committee of the Jewish Agency which opens at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon in the Federation Building. The meeting will be attended by thirty-five members and deputy-members.

The first session will be opened by Neville Laski, K.C., chairman of the administrative committee, and president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, who will preside.

Felix M. Warburg will deliver the address of welcome.

A series of reports and discussions on political and economic questions concerning Palestine are expected to occupy the first two days of the meeting. The last day, Wednesday, will be devoted to a discussion of the internal problems and organization of the Agency.

Important resolutions dealing with the various aspects of Jewish life in Palestine are expected to be adopted by the committee, after the two days of discussion of questions concerning Palestine industry, agriculture, employment immigration and colonization.

The question as to why the Jewish Agency in Palestine does not check speculation in the country may also be considered, since this question has become very acute.

One of the subjects to be brought up for discussion at the meeting of the committee will be the problem of Arab-Jewish relations. The recent invitation extended for Jewish colonization in Syria may also be considered.

The present session of the committee is the first gathering of the Jewish Agency to be held on American soil. It will not be open to the public.

A dinner for the foreign guests who arrived last week to participate in the conference was tendered Friday by Mr. Warburg at his home.

Among those present were: Mr. Laski, Dr. Kahn, Dr. Hexter, Dr. Cyrus Adler, Judge Irving Lehman, Judge Julian W. Mack, Judge Horace Stern, Mr. Locker, Morris Rothenberg, Dr. Solomon Lowenstein, Dr. M. J. Karpf, Dr. Harry L. Gluckman and Robe Szold.

No Bulletin TomorrowThe Jewish Daily Bulletin will not be published tomorrow, January 1, a legal holiday.

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