Religion: Zionist's 19th

In Lucerne, Switzerland last week gathered 500 Jews from 53 nations, delegates to the 19th biennial World Zionist Congress. With Laborite and Liberal Zionists in the saddle, the Congress elected as its president goateed Dr. Chaim Weizmann, British industrial chemist who was ousted by extreme Right Wingers four years ago (TIME, July 27, 1931). Pleased with this year's record-breaking influx of 60,000 Jews into Palestine, and with the homeland's current business boom, the Zionists clamored for more immigrants, pondered how to head off Great Britain's plan to convene a Palestine Legislature in which...

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