Subcommittee Adopts Compromise Formula on Final Aims of Zionism

A subcommittee of the World Zionist Congress Commission on Fundamental Problems today adopted a compromise formula suggested by Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president of the Congress, in an effort to resolve a major conflict among the delegates.

Dealing with the controversial “Ingathering of the Exiles” formulation of the aim of Zionism, Dr. Goldmann’s proposal calls for the acceptance of a three-fold program, as follows: 1. Redemption of the Jewish people through ingathering of the exiles; 2. Achieve the security of the State of Israel; 3. Achieve the unity of the Jewish people.

This formula attempts to meet the objections of those who oppose the bunching of the United States with those portions of the Dispersion from which emigration has become a necessity. It is also hoped to meet the objection of those delegates who are opposed to the negation of the Jewish culture developed outside Israel.

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