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Writers to Debate Merits of Palestine, Biro-bidjan

Biro-Bidjan and Palestine, which is the solution to the Jewish problem? B. Z. Goldberg and Maurice Samuel, proponents of each respectively, will debate the question tomorrow night at Elsmere Hall, 284 East 170th street, Bronx.

The debate is under the auspices of G’dud Zion, Hancar and the West Bronx Zionist Youth Club in cooperation with Bronx districts of the Zionist Organization of America. David S. Maltin, chairman of G’dud Zion, a Zionist youth group, will preside.

The mother of Abraham Furtado, who was appointed treasurer of Bordeaux, France, by Louis XVIII a year before his death in 1816, openly embraced Judaism when she left her native Portugal.