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Pincus to Become Acting Chairman of Jewish Agency; Succeeding Sharett

Aryeh Pincus, treasurer of the Jewish Agency, will be named acting chairman of the Agency executive, it was reported here today. A permanent successor to the late Moshe Sharett will be named when the Zionist General Council meets here next January. At that time, in accordance with resolutions adopted at the last World Zionist Congress, the Council will have to elect a new executive.

Mr. Pincus is well-known to Jews in the United States. He has addressed many Jewish gatherings in New York and in other cities on behalf of the United Jewish Appeal and enjoys a very high reputation among Zionists and non-Zionists alike.