Weizmann Sails from Lisbon on Rex when Weather Holds Up Clipper
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Weizmann Sails from Lisbon on Rex when Weather Holds Up Clipper

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Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine and the World Zionist Organization, sailed yesterday on the Italian liner Rex from Lisbon for the United States. He was originally scheduled to leave on a Pan-American clipper but was unable to do so because of weather conditions.

Dr. Nahum Goldmann, chairman of the executive committee of the World Jewish Congress, who had also intended to leave for the United States by plane, will instead sail on the Italian liner Vulcania from Lisbon on Jan. 10 if no air passage is available before then.

The Rev. Maurice L. Perlzweig, chairman of the British section of the congress left London yesterday for a four-month world-wide tour aimed primarily at developing a unified Jewish approach to any future peace conference. He intends to leave by Clipper for New York, touring the United States and Canada for the American Jewish Congress, then proceed to New Zealand and Australia on behalf of the Jewish National Fund, then visit the Netherlands, East Indies, India and Palestine on behalf of the World Jewish Congress.

Rabbi Moshe Blau, Palestine leader of the Agudath Israel, and Dr. Isaac Breuer a member of the organization’s world executive committee, announced in London that they would visit the United States at the end of January to seek strengthening of the Agudath Israel in America and to confer with other Jewish organizations.

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