Lucerne (Aug. 19)
With the nineteenth biennial World Zionist Congress, the supreme representative body of World Jewry in administering the affairs of the Jewish homeland in Palestine, opening its deliberations tomorrow, the Congress Court today recognized the validity of the American elections of delegates.
Charges by the Jewish State Party, a right wing group, that the American elections had been improperly conducted were thrown out. However, 600 Chicago votes were nullified as having been irregularly obtained.
This year’s congress, the first in the history of Zionism to represent more than 1,000,000 Jews, is considered by Jewish leaders one of the most critical yet held.