Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

Session of Zionist General Council to Be Closed to the Press

December 19, 1928
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Decision Contrary to Past Custom; Sessions to Last Four Days (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The extraordinary session of the Zionist General Council, holding the legislative power between Zionist Congresses, will last four days, beginning December 20. Contrary to previous custom, the sessions will be closed to the press this time, it was announced.

The agenda includes three points, first, a report on the extension of the Jewish Agency. Under this topic the members of the General Council will be asked to approve the action taken by Dr. Chaim Weizmann during his recent stay in New York and to concur in the reported agreement reached between the Committee of Seven appointed by Mr. Louis Marshall and a committee representing the World Zionist Organization, on the “reservations” made by the Zionist General Council at its summer session here in regard to the recommendations of the Joint Palestine Survey Commission.

The second point on the agenda is the submission of reports and discussion on the political situation in Palestine and the Zionist movement. The third question to be taken up is the naming of the date and place of the next Zionist Congress which is to be held in the summer of 1929.

Recommended from JTA