The special committee headed by Dr. Wise, which is dealing with the situation of Jews in Germany and with the Palestine-German barter pact, yesterday received the demand of the Jewish State Party, right-wing group, that all Zionist financial institutions be forbidden to maintain, directly or indirectly, special dealings with the Third Reich, and that the transfer agreement be liquidated.
A slight difference of opinion between the laborites and Isaac Gruenbaum, head of the Zionist immigration department, developed at the session of the Congress Immigration Committee.
The laborites demanded that 60 per cent of all labor certificates be assigned to chalutzim (pioneer workers), who had received training on special training farms maintained in the various European countries. Mr. Gruenbaum opposed this demand, stating he will insist that certificates be assigned on the basis of 50 per cent for chalutzim and fifty percent for middle-class immigrants, including artisan elements.