NEW YORK (May. 18)
More than 600 delegates representing some 300 branches of the Zionist Organization of America, Hadassah and the Order Sons of Zion in Greater New York, meeting last night at the Hotel New Yorker to discuss the major issues confronting the forthcoming American Jewish Conference, unanimously adopted a resolution calling upon the British Government to abrogate the White Paper by which immigration to Palestine would cease on March 1, 1944, and reaffirming the Zionist program for the establishment of Palestine as a Jewish Commonwealth.
“The forthcoming American Jewish Conference will be the most important and decisive representative gathering of American Jewry since the first World War,” the resolution says. “Its agenda, which will be devoted to the formulation of a program with respect to the rights and status of Jews in the post-war world and the right of the Jewish people to Palestine calls for the representation and articulation of the majority will of the American Jewish public.”