JERUSALEM (Mar. 9)
A 12-point program based on the Biltmore Declaration was drafted by David Ben-Gurion, upon resuming his post as chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency this week, it was learned here today. This program will be included in a memorandum which the Jewish Agency in London will submit soon to the British Government, it was stated here.
It is understood that since Ben-Gurion and Dr. Weizmann have reconciled their differences, the former will not proceed to London. The reconciliation was reached on the basis that Dr. Werzmann’s sphere of action is in London and Ben-Gurion’s remains in Jerusalem. The delegation sent to London by the executive of the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem is expected to return to Palestine at the end of this month.
A convention of Jewish ex-servicemen held in Tel Aviv today adopted a resolution supporting the Biltmore Declaration which demands the establishment of a Jewish Commonwealth in Palestine. The convention also addressed an appeal to the United Nations to speed the rescue of Jews from Europe. It called upon Jewish institutions to take better care of ex-servicemen and asked the Palestine administration for government land to be given to Jewish war veterans for colonization.