LONDON (Dec. 22)
Formal constitution of the London Committee of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency was announced here today. Co-chairmen of the committee are Michael Sacher and Hyman Gen, prominent members of the Anglo-Jewish community, who accepted the invitation tendered in behalf of the JTA Board of Directors to head the new group.
Mr. Sacher is the son of Harry Sacher, noted British journalist and one of Chaim Weizmann’s earliest associates in the Zionist movement, and is a nephew of the late Lord Marks. An Oxford graduate, he is a director of Marks & Spencer, joint president of the Joint Palestine Appeal and former president of the Jewish National Fund in Great Britain. Mr. Gen, a businessman and financier of international repute, is a graduate of London University. His communal activities in recent years have been centered around the Joint Palestine Appeal.