Asquith Diary Attacks Lloyd George on the Jews

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

“I think I have already referred to Herbert Samuel’s dithyrambic memorandum, urging that in the carving up of the Turk’s Asiatic dominion we should take Palestine, into which the scattered Jews would in time swarm back from all the quarters of the globe and in due course obtain Home Rule,” the late Lord Oxford and Asquith wrote under date of March 31, 1915, in his diary now appearing in the “Daily Telegraph.”

“Curiously enough,” he continues, “the only other partisan of this proposal is Lloyd George, who, I need not say does not care a damn for the Jews or their past or their future, but thinks it will be an outrage to let the Holy Places pass into the possession or under the protectorate of agnostic, atheistic France’”

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