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First Representative Assembly of American Zionists Plan

Preparations for the first represen### bly of American Zionists are under way, it was reported at a press con### today by I. Klinov, Jewish Agency spokesman. “This may herald a new ### among American Zionist groups, ” he stated.

Summarizing the recent deliberations of the enlarged plenary session ### ish Agency here, Mr. Klinov enumerated several problems confronting ###movement, the most important of which, he said, is the enlargement of ### and the future structure of the World Zionist Organization.Mr. Klinov emphasized that the three principal addresses delivered ###sion–by Premier David Ben Gurion, Speaker of the Knesset Joseph Sp### Jewish Agency chairman Dr. Nahum Goldmann–all agreed on the need ### nessing for work for Israel all sections of Jewry, whether they are organ ### Zionist movement or are outside it, without weakening the Zionist Orga###proper. ““Nobody demanded disbandment of the Zionist parties,” he continued ### contrary, everyone agreed that the Zionist parties had done a lot to org### life and assisted Israel, but now the time has come to give expression a### who do not care for any party, but are just interested in aiding Israel. ### organizational problem is how to build a Zionist Organization in which ###be place both for the Zionist parties and individuals. “

The Jewish Agency spokesman said that the session also discussed ###treatment for Israel delegates, and took up the question of whether an Israel ###be considered a double Shekel-holder or a single Shekel-holder, like Jewish Israel. No decision was taken on these questions, but the deliberations ### basis for discussion at the Zionist Actions Committee meeting, to be hel###15 in Jerusalem, he declared.It was also reported that since the death of Dr. Hayim Greenberg in ###the Jewish Agency’s Cultural Department has been without a chairman. ### has unanimously invited Dr. Zalman Shazer to take up the vacant post. ### not yet reached a decision.

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