Details of Plans for German Emigration to Be Announced Today at Washington Conference
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Details of Plans for German Emigration to Be Announced Today at Washington Conference

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Details of the plan for expatriating 100,000 Jews from Germany will be announced Sunday at the National Conference for Palestine at the Hotel Willard, it was stated by the provisional committee which arranged the parley. More than 1,000 delegates representing Jewish organizations of various complexions were expected to attend.

Sir Herbert Samuel, Lord Bearsted and Simon Marks, comprising a delegation of British Jewish leaders who have been conferring with leaders of American Jewry on plans for emigration from Germany, during the past two weeks, will deliver addresses.

The delegation will explain the relationship of the new plan to the work of the Jewish Agency for Palestine. It is understood that the plan will call for a large measure of responsibility being assumed by the United Palestine Appeal.

Rabbi Israel Goldstein, president of the Jewish National Fund, was scheduled to preside at the opening session Saturday night. Included on the speakers list were Mr. Marks, Judge Joseph A. Padway of Milwaukee and Miss Goldie Myerson, Palestine women’s labor leader.

With Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, chairman of the provisional committee, presiding at the Sunday morning session, speakers will be Dr. Felix A. Levy, chairman of the Central Conference of American Rabbis; Rabbi B.L. Levinthal, dean of American orthodox rabbis; Joseph L. Cohen, attached to the British delegation; Mrs. Edward Jacobs, president of Hadassah and Mrs.William D. Sporborg, president of the New York State Federation of Women’s Clubs.

Speakers at the Sunday afternoon session will include Lord Bearsted, Dr, Abba Hillel Silver of Cleveland, Rabbi James G. Heller of Cincinnati, Judge william M. Lewis of Philadelphia and Nathan Straus of New York. Louis Lipsky, honorary president of the Zionist Organization of America, will preside.

The conference will end with a banquet Sunday night at which Sir Herbert will be the principal speaker. Other speakers will be Senator Robert F. Wagner and Federal Judge Julian W. Mack.

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