NEW YORK (Jun. 16)
The American Zionist Council, meeting in plenary session with representatives of all Zionist organizations present, decided to convene an Assembly of all Zionist groups in the United States to be held in New York beginning December 5, during the week of Chanukah, it was announced here today.
“A new era in the Zionist movement since the establishment of Israel necessitates careful thought and planning for the future,” the announcement said. “This Assembly will include delegates representing all points of view within the movement and will be based upon the widest geographical distribution. It will consider problems of common interest to the whole movement such as the extension of public relations work, Jewish and Hebrew education, the youth movement, the deepening of Zionist interest and participation in Jewish community life.
“The Assembly will seek to achieve common action in all of these areas. Detailed plans are now being drawn to implement this decision and will be announced in the near future,” the statement concluded.