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N.z.o. and Jewish State Party Merge for Election to World Zionist Congress

March 20, 1946
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The New Zionist Organization of America and the Jewish State Party of America today announced that they “have joined forces to bring to the World Zionist Congress the maximum strength of State Zionists” in an effort “to enforce a militant and constructive program leading to the speedy establishment of a Jewish State.”

In the first step toward ultimate fusion, both groups have formed an election bloc, under the name “United Zionists-Revisionists (New Zionists and Jewish State Party).” A joint council of 23 and an executive of nine under the chairmanship of Meir Grossman has been elected to conduct all current political and organizational activities. On April 7, the United Zionists-Revisionists will hold a national pre-election convention in New York, with the participation of all groups which are in accord with their aims, to adopt and announce the election platform.

“We are confident that all open-minded Zionists, who are informed of the aims, program and work of both groups, will give their utmost and increased support to the re-united State Zionists movement within the World Zionist Organization,” the statement issued today says. “Jewish patriotism, devotion to the cause of national liberation at a time of deadly crisis, and desire to bring a greater measure of unity and concerted action in Zionist ranks, have dictated our decision to join forces.”

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