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Resolution of the Extended Conference of the Jewish Agency Executive in Paris (1946)

A resolution adopted by an extended conference of the Jewish Agency Executive in Paris, France, on 5 August 1946. The resolution rejected the Morrison-Grady Plan, and authorized the dispatch of Nachum Goldman to the United States in order to discuss the establishment of "a viable Jewish state in an appropriate area of Eretz Israel". It also specified the following steps to be carried out immediately in view of said discussions: an immediate authorization for 100,000 Jews to immigrate to Eretz Israel; full political and economic autonomy for the area designated for the future Jewish state; and granting the authorities in said area exclusive discretion in approving further immigration.