Nathan Chazan was elected Nasi of the Order Bnai Zion at the convention held here today suceeding Abraham Shomer.
An effort made on the floor of the convention to have the order dissociate itself from the Judean Industrial Corporation which is sponsoring the new Judean Insurance company in Palestine was defeated by a decisive vote.
The Judean Industral Corporation is the fiscal agent of the order in commercial enterprises looking towards the development of Palestine. Announcement was made that the Judean insurance Company may be open for business in Palestine next fall.
Abraham Shomer was offered but declined renomination. He and Henry Eisner were chosen delegates to the World Zionist Congress at Carlsbad.
The convention went on record as favoring the convening of a World Jewish Congress as soon as possible.
Other officers chosen by the Order are Sol Friedlander, Sgan Rishon; Dr. Levinson, Sgan Shani; Jacob IshKishor, Mascir; Max Fenwick, treasurer; Dr. S. Neuman, Chief Medical, Officer; Leo Wolfson, Counselor of Order.
The following were named to the Executive Committee: J.S. Kazan, B. Fine, Ephraim IshKishor, Max Lurie, Israel Wolf, Max Littwin, L.Y. Sosin, D. Snubow, Henry Mendelsohn, Max White, David Seltzer, S. Kohn.
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