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August 10, 1935 Nineteenth Zionist Congress, Switzerland

Zionist Congress 1939The Nineteenth Zionist Congress convenes in Lucerne, Switzerland. Weizmann is reelected president of the WZO. A coalition consisting of Mapai, Mizrachi and part of the General Zionists is established. The chairman of the Zionist Executive and Jewish Agency is David Ben-Gurion. The Congress discusses, among other things, the problem of the Jews of Germany and the absorption of those who have made Aliyah to Eretz Israel.

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