NEW YORK (Nov. 8)
Itzhak Korn, chairman of the inter party committee on the reorganization of the Jewish Agency, now in the United States on a visit made the following statement to clarify recent press reports that members of several Zionist parties had criticized the current reorganization plans of the Jewish Agency:
“The plan for the reorganization of the Jewish Agency is a most significant turning point in the history of modern Zionism. Approved by 84 percent of the voting strength of the parties in Israel, it is to be hoped that this first step in the reorganization of the Jewish Agency will invigorate and strengthen the entire world Zionist movement.
“Before I left Israel on November 1, the plan for the reorganization of the Jewish Agency executive agreed upon by the inter party committee was approved by all Zionist parties with the exception of the Herut Revisionists which voted against it and the Mapam, which abstained from voting. Latest information is that all parties who originally voted for the plan are continuing to support it. The criticism voiced was by individuals, not parties.”