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General Assembly
Distr.
RESTRICTED

A/AC.21/ORG/24
31 March 1948



UNITED NATIONS PALESTINE COMMISSION

Replies Received from Jewish Parties
and Public Organizations in Palestine.


The following replies have been received in response to the letter addressed by the Commission on 20 February to various Jewish parties and public organizations in Palestine with regard to consultations on the Provisional Council of Government for the Jewish State:

Organization
Reply Rec’d 5
Direct Communication
with the Commission in:
Authority Vested
in Vaad Leumi &
Jewish Agency
Ihud (Union) Assn.
5 March 1948
"……In any recommendations which the Palestine Commission to undertake in relation to the situation in Palestine……to consult directly with the Commission in Palestine...."
Central Agudath Israel
11, 17, 18 & 29 March 1948. Also letter of 23 Feb. from New York Office
London and New York
Palestine Jewish
Labour Party (Mapai)
14 March 1948
X
Aliya Hadasha,
14 March 1948
X
Hapoel Hasizrachi
14 March 1948
X
Confederation of
General Zionists
14 March 1948
X
United Workers Party
of Palestine (Hahoner & Hatzair & Adutaavoda Poalezion
16 March 1948
X
Popular Movement for Jewish State
16 March 1948
X
Maccabi
14 March 1948
X
Women’s International Zionist Organization
14 March 1948
X
Yemenite Organization in Palestine
14 March 1948
X
Mizrachi Federation
14 March 1948
X
Jewish Sefaradim
21 March 1948
X
United Zionists-Revisionists
26 March 1948
".......strongly oppose partition and stand firmly basis Jewish State unpartitioned ...however...Jewish Agency represents all Zionists factions in foreign affairs including matter provisional Government Council....."
Palestine Communist Party
26 March 1948
Authority voted in Vaad Leumi & Jewish Agency with certain reservations
Rabbinical Council
19 March 1948
X
Jewish Communist Party (former Palestine Commission Union)
25 March 1948
X
Merchants & Independent Orthodox
14 March 1948
X
(Neutral Religious Union Eretz-
Israel and Hassocher Haivri
14 March 1948
X
League for Jewish-
Arab Rapprochement
No reply has as yet been received from this Association. Mr. Eben of the Jewish Agency has expressed some doubt as to whether it is still in existence.

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