Jewish Agency Decides to Hold World Zionist Congress Next June

The next World Zionist Congress will open in Jerusalem on June 4, 1956, according to a decision reached by a plenary session of the Jewish Agency here today. The decision of the Agency plenum must be approved by the Actions Committee of the Zionist bodies, which begins its meeting tonight.

The plenary session also heard a report of a proposal by Dr. Abraham Granott, head of the Jewish National Fund, that a joint foundation be established by the Israel Government and the Zionist Organization to centralize all matters concerning nationally owned land, and that a special ad hoc committee dealing with land problems be empowered to negotiate with the Government.

The Jewish Agency and the Israel Government are jointly planning to establish a special office for immigrants from Western countries and to find ways for their speedy integration into Israel’s life, it was announced here today.

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