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Latin-american Jews Urge Convocation of Zionist Congress in Montevideo Next March

A resolution urging the convocation of a Zionist Congress for Latin American countries in Montevideo, on March 3, 1945, was adopted here at a two-day conference arranged jointly by the Latin-American department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine and of the Keren Hayesod. Delegates from sixteen Latin-American countries participated.

The meeting also decided to intensify Zionist political activities in all Latin-American countries and “to guard the priority of the Keren Hayesod in campaigning for funds.” Principal speakers included Dr. Nahum Goldmann and Bernard Joseph, representatives of the Jewish Agency, and Dr. Kurt Blumenfeld and Leib Jaffe. directors of the Keren Hayesod.