HIGHLAND MILLS, N.Y. (Jun. 19)
The three-day national conference of the Farband-Labor Zionist Order concluded here today with the adoption of resolutions designed to strengthen Jewish life in the United States, to help in the up building of the State of Israel and to further the growth of the organization.
The delegates voted to expand their political and economic support to the Jewish State and urged the State Department to reverse its policy of arming the Arab states. The conference unanimously called for repeal of the McCarran-Walter Immigration and Naturalization Act. It was also decided to exert every effort to the sale of shekolim to give the Labor Zionist movement adequate representation at the 24th World Zionist Congress, which will be held next May.
Louis Segal, general secretary of the organization, in his report to the convention, disclosed that 3,000 new members had been enrolled since January 1, 1954, bringing the organization’s total membership to 30,000. Among the other speakers at the conference were. Reuven Dafni, acting consul general of Israel in New York; Meyer L. Brown, Farband president; Baruch Zuckerman member of the Jewish Agency, and Abraham Dickstein, president of AMPAL.