Religion: Jews

In Manhattan, the biennial Ameriman -Jewish Congress finished three days' business and adjourned. Officers reelected: Nathan Straus, Honorary President; Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, President; Bernard G. Richards, Executive Secretary. Vice Presidents: Samuel Untermyer, Aaron J. Levy, Joseph Barondess.

Palestine Mandate. Prompted and advised by Israel Zangwill, the Congress urged Great Britain to enforce, fully and soon, the conditions of the mandate over Palestine granted Great Britain by the League of Nations in 1922. Britain's obligation under this mandate is to assist Jewry in establishing in Palestine a Jewish national home. Prime accessory...

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