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ZOA Head Urges Allied Statement Supporting Jewish Commonwealth in Palestine

A declaration by the Allied powers endorsing the proposal for the establishment of Palestine as a Jewish Commonwealth was urged today by Dr. Israel Goldstein, president of the Zionist Organization of America. With victory for the United Nations assured, now is the proper time for issuance of such a statement, Dr. Goldstein declared.

Speaking at a press conference devoted to the forthcoming annual conference of the ZOA, which will open on Oct. 11 at the St. Charles Hotel in Atlantic City, Dr. Goldstein stressed the necessity for American Jews to give economic assistance to the Jewish community of Palestine since “political guarantees alone will not build Palestine.” He announced that the ZOA plans to raise $1,000,000 within the next three years for the establishment in Palestine of a colony bearing its name.