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Z.O.A. Does Not Plan or Contemplate Mass Exodus of U.S. Jews to Israel, Browdy Says

“The Zionist Congress in Jerusalem closed on a note of unity,” Benjamin G. Browdy, president of the Zionist Organization of America, declared here upon his return from the Congress. “We of the Z.O.A.,” he said, “are returning home determined more than ever to continue our work in behalf of the State of Israel, and the hundreds of thousands of our brethren who are seeking a house and a refuge on the ancestral soil of the Jewish people.

“In the many talks I had with Prime Minister Ben Gurion during my stay in Jerusalem, I pledged to him our best efforts to the end that a selected group of highly trained technicians, laboratory workers, scientists and men and women with industrial know-how be sent by us to Israel for a period of years to help in the upbuilding of the land and its economy. I made it perfectly clear, both to the Prime Minister and to the Zionist Congress that we do not plan or aim or contemplate any mass exodus of Jews from the United States,” Mr. Browdy emphasized.