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Radical Zionists Decide to Join Agency

June 13, 1929
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The group of Radical Zionists who have persistently opposed the plans for the extension of the Jewish Agency has reversed its stand, deciding by a majority vote to join the ranks of the new body which is to include non-Zionists as well as Zionists.

The resolution which was adopted by the group’s world conference in session here was not without a reservation. It stipulated that the group is to participate in the Agency in case the sixteenth Zionist Congress will ratify the Agency pact. In this event, the Radical Zionists will enter the body for the purpose of “seeking to democratize the Agency institutions.”

The leaders of the group were divided on the question. Isaac Gruenbaum and Dr. Nahum Goldman voted for the resolution, while Robert Stricker of Vienna and Dr. Max Soloweitschik voted against it.

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