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Agudist Leaders to Attend Mandates Commission Session on Palestine

June 25, 1937
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Representatives of the Agudath Israel, orthodox Jewish non-Zionist organization, will go to Geneva to attend the special session of the League of Nations mandates commission on British policy in Palestine, July 31, it was announced here today.

The group will include Jacob Rosenheim, world president of the Agudist organization, Rabbi Moshe Blau and Dr. Isaac Breuer.

The Grand Mufti of Palestine, who hurried to Amman yesterday to consult Emir Abdullah of Transjordania, was on his way to Damascus today, according to the Havas News Agency, to confer with a representative of Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope, British High Commissioner for Palestine, and with Syrian Nationalist leaders.

The Mufti heads an Arab party opposed to partition of Jerusalem between the Jews and Arabs. Another Arab faction favors this step which, according to recurring unconfirmed rumors, has been recommended by the Royal Commission on Palestine.

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