Silver, Wise Named to World Zionist Executive; Board Designated for U.S. Activities
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Silver, Wise Named to World Zionist Executive; Board Designated for U.S. Activities

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The Zionist Actions Committee concluded its session today electing Dr. Abba Hillel Silver and Dr. Stephen S. Wise as members of the World Zionist Executive.

The political activities of the Jewish Agency in the United States will henceforth be charged to a Board of eight composed of Dr. Silver. Dr. Wise, Louis Lipsky and Nahum Goldmann, the four members of the executive, and four representatives of the various Zionist groups in America with Hayim Greenberg designated as representatives of the Zionist laborites, Dr. Israel Goldstein representing the Zionist Organization of America, Leon Gellman representing the American Mizrachi organization, and Rose Halpern acting as Hadassah representative.

Other Zionist leaders elected to the executive in addition to Dr. Silver and Dr. Wise are: Berl Locker, laborite, Dr. M. Kleinbaum, general Zionist, Dr. Joseph Barth, Mizrachist, and Bernard Joseph, legal adviser of the Jewish Agency. Eliahu Dobkin and M. Shapiro were similarly promoted to full membership in the executive. The Mizrachi delegation announced today that it had decided to withdraw its resignation from the World Zionist Executive.

Leaders of the Zionist Revisionist Party today admitted that they had cenferred in London with Dr. Abba Hillel Silver and other Zionist personalities, but they denied a report that an agreement had been reached for the re-entry of the Zionist Revisionists in the ranks of World Zionist Organization.

A World Conference of Christian Zionists will be held in Washington in November, it was announced here today. The conference will be convened by Senator Wagner of New York, Sir Windham Deedes of London, and Prof. Rappard of Geneva.

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