Agudas Israel Ready to Join United Front for Palestine Convention Declares
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Agudas Israel Ready to Join United Front for Palestine Convention Declares

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A resolution declaring that the Agudas Israel is ready to join with other Jewish organizations for the creation of a united front in Palestine was adopted last night at the third annual Agudah convention held here.

Palestine can be a solution of the Jewish problem only under certain conditions, the resolution states. These conditions are. I Opportunity for free Jewish immigration into Palestine without any political restrictions to limit the economic absorption capacity of the country. 2 Upbuilding of Palestine on the basis of the Torah. 5 Peaceful rapprochement between Arabs and Jews.

Another resolution on Palestine, passed at the convention, reads: "The rights of several people in Palestine rest upon the teaching of the Bible. The existence of a Jewish States in Palestine is justified only when the laws of the Torah are recognized as basis for state law. Therefore the Torah authorization believes that no Jewish organization may enter into any parleys on changing the status of Palestine."

On the American scene the convention adopted a resolution appealing to president Roosevelt to ask for a Jew against anti-Semitism to be including in the constitution of any new world order set up after the victory of the democracies.

Rabbi Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati was related President of the Agudah for a third term, while Rabbi Jacob Rosenhein president of the World Agudah, was elected Honorary President. Vice-Presidents elected are Rabbi Mordecal Friedman,the "Ecyanner Rabbi"; Rabbi Soleman Hymas, Doan of the Yeshiva Torah Vodas in Brocklya; Rabbi Abrahan Yaffin Dean of the Bialystoker Yeshiva; Rabbi A. M. bloch, Dean of the Telser Yeshiva; and Soleman Tavis of Blienville, New York. Transurers: Rabbi Hirsch Manischewits of New York and Isaas Maser of Philadelphia. Executive Director: Benjamin M. Hendles of New York.

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