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Mandates Commission Opens Its Sessions in Geneva Today

July 1, 1929
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The agenda of the Mandates Commission of the League of Nations which will open its sessions here on Monday, includes under its discussion of the Palestine Mandate, besides the memorandum of the Zionist Organization, the petition of the Agudah Israel, Orthodox world organization, and that of the Vaad Hair, Jerusalem Jewish organization, concerning the organization of the Kenesseth Israel under the Palestine Communities Ordinance.

This petition was postponed from the June 1928 session. Up to now, no requests for further postponement have been received.

This will be the sixth time that the Commission will discuss the Palestine Mandate. Sir John Chancellor, High Commissioner, will be present to answer questions on the administration. Only once before, in 1924, has the High Commissioner himself appeared before the Commission. Then, Sir Herbert Samuel attended.

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