Poale Zionists Open 30th Jubilee Parley in Detroit
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Poale Zionists Open 30th Jubilee Parley in Detroit

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More than 2,000 delegates and guests assembled here tonight for the opening of the thirtieth jubilee convention of the Poale Zion-Zeire Zion of America at the Hotel Statler. Hersh Ehrenreich presided at the opening session.

Among those on the speakers’ list were Berl Locker, Socialist Zionist leader; David Wertheim, general secretary of the Poale Zion; Louis Segal, secretary of the Jewish National Workers Alliance; Louis Lipsky, American member of the World Zionist Executive; Morris Rothenberg, president of the Zionist Organization of America; Eliza Shidlowsky of the Palestine Labor Federation and Baruch Zuckerman, Zionist laborite leader.

Speakers reviewed the thirty years in Poale Zionism in America, A musical program was given by the Halevi choir.

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