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Plan New Body to Unite All Landsmanschaften

September 27, 1926
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A plan to create a federation of federations to comprise the representatives of the various Jewish landsmanschaft organizations in the United States was discussed at a meeting held at the home of Benjamin Winter, president of the Federation of Polish Jews in America.

Leo Wolfson, president of the Federation of Roumanian Jews, Philip Wattenberg, president of the Federation of Galician Jews, A. D. Katcher, president of the Federation of Bukowina Jews, Dr. S. Bucchler, president of the Federation of Hungarian Jews and Z. Tygel, secretary of the Polish Jewish Federation, participated in the meeting.

The leaders of the various federations have agreed in principle that such a general federation be created. A conference of the executives of the various landsmanschaften is to be called shortly. Mr. Winter was chosen temporary chairman of the conference.

During the discussion, it was pointed out that this federation of federations would not be in conflict with the American Jewish Committee or with the American Jewish Congress, but would rather be of assistance to these organizations.

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