Bradley Beach, N. J. (Jun. 25)
Sharp criticism of the barter agreement between Nazi Germany and Palestine, as effected through the Havara importing and exporting group, was voiced here last night at the concluding session of the twenty-sixth annual convention of the Order Sons of Zion.
Introduced by Israel Posnansky of the boycott committee of the American Jewish Congress, a resolution to this effect was carried by a majority vote and Sons of Zion delegates to the Zionist Organization convention in Atlantic City were instructed to have that body take similar decided stand.
Samuel Untermyer had previously wired the convention urging a definite stand against the barter agreement.
Louis Myers of the Bronx was reelected first vice-grand master of the Order and Alazar Kushner was named second vice-grand master. Isaac Allen, former grand master, was named counsel to the Order and Dr. S. S. Neumann was reelected chief medical examiner. All are from New York.
The following were elected to the national executive board: Dr. J. L. Solomon, Judge Joseph Siegler, Louis Weiss, Harry A. Pine and Jacob Hirschhorn, all of Newark; Harold Kaplan, of Bloomfield, N. J., Benjamin Fine, of Brooklyn; Samuel Markewich and Dr. David Rudavsky of New York.
The convention went on record as pledging itself to raise the sum of $25,000 for a colonization project in Palestine within the next three years. It also voted to aid the American Jewish Congress.