New York (Nov. 2)
A resolution urging Jewish farmers in the United States “who now number in the thousands” to organize themselves into an all-American Jewish farm organization, was adopted at the Jewish Farmers’ annual conference here this week at which problems of Jewish farming were discussed in connection with the war effort.
“In these days, when the currents of hate and poison against our people flow all over the world and inundate large sections of the American people, we feel that farming is no longer a matter for the individual, but must become the concern of Jewry as a whole,” the resolution reads. “The interest of increasing numbers of Jewish organizations must be attracted to it and Jewish farmers who are now numbered in the thousands must be organized in an all-American Jewish farm organization.”
The resolution also endorsed the plans of the American Jewish Conference and favors the creation of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. It appeals for the abrogation of the Palestine White Paper and asks the U.S. Government to exercise influence with the British Government for keeping the doors of Palestine open to Jewish immigration.