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General Zionists Split in Argentina; Two Groups Present Separate Lists to Congress

The General Zionists here today presented two separate lists of candidates for the election of delegates to the forthcoming World Zionist Congress. One list was presented by the Zionist Federation of Argentina and is headed by local leaders, the other was presented by the Centrist Zionist group and is headed by Dr. Abba Hillel Silver and Dr. E?anuel Neumann, of the United States, and Dr. Perstz Bernstein, of Israel. The elections will take place November 19.

In connection with the presentation by the Centrist Zionists of their separate list, the central committee of the Zionist Federation decided to expel from the Federation all those appearing on the list of the Centrists, including Samuel Rabinovich, former president of the Federation. The expulsion also involves Egon Ginksmann, president of the Latin American Confederation of General Zionists; Dr. Francisco Belfor, former vice-presiden of the Federation; Herzl ?esang, former editor-in-chief of “El Estado Judio,” official organ of the Federation, and other former leaders of the Federation.