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Jabotinsky Gains Victory at Krakow

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Extremists in the Zionist Revisionists movement suffered a crushing defeat last night when Vladimir Jabotinsky was re-elected president of the World Revisionist Union at the closing session of the sixth world conference of the group.

A lengthy ovation was given Jabotinsky as he mounted the platform to thank his followers. He left immediately afterward for Cherbourg, France, where he will embark for the United States.

The Revisionist conference adopted resolutions declaring that the present Palestine administration handicaps the realization of the Balfour Declaration and the Palestine Mandate; affirmed belief in the idea that Great Britain will establish a Jewish state in Palestine as a result of pressure from the Jews; urged the formation of leagues to secure signatures for the Revisionist petition to the League of Nations and the British government; called for the convocation of a world petition conference in 1936; protested the cancellation of Palestine citizenship rights of Dr. Yevin and Aba Achimeier, and agreed to participate in the World Jewish Congress.


The conference voted to ratify the agreements entered into with the World Zionist Executive and with the Laborites. The maximalists refrained from voting against ratification, but indicated their disapproval of the agreements.

At an earlier session of the conference, Jabotinsky, Dr. Hoffmann and Shechtman defended the agreements as essential for the entire Zionist movement terming the maximalist attacks on England as “senseless.”

The conference chose Brutzkus, Shechtman, Kopelowitz, Dr. Damm, Berchin and Segal as members of the World Executive Committee of the Revisionist party. Paris headquarters will be in charge of Tiomkin; Jacobi heads the London office; Dr. Hoffmann goes to Palestine, while Kulischer was chosen judge of the Revisionist party court.

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