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Jewish Agency Plenary Session Discusses Broadening of Its Ranks

January 6, 1966
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The issue of broadening the basis of representation in the Zionist movement occupied the attention of members of the Jewish Agency executive at a plenary session today attended by its New York members.

Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president of the World Zionist Organization told the meeting about his contacts with various Zionist parties and said he had demanded that the next executive include members from the Herut party. It is expected also to include several prominent non-party Zionists.

Dr. Goldmann also said he would demand that the World Zionist Actions Committee should, at its meeting next week, elect an executive without distributing portfolios, which, he said, could be done later by the executive itself.

Dr. Goldmann will meet with party officials at a roundtable conference on Sunday to complete decisions. Another executive plenary meeting will be held Friday to discuss the budget.

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