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Palestine Jewry Plans United Action on the Wailing Wall Incident

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

United action on behalf of Palestine Jews to deal with the problem of Jewish access to the Western Wall of the Temple, known as the Wailing Wall, accentuated by the Yom Kippur incident, will be the result of a joint meeting of the Zionist Executive, the National Council of Palestine Jews, the Ashkenazic and Sephardic Chief Rabbis and representatives of the Kehillahs in Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv, and other towns held here today. A special committee to deal with the problem was appointed.

A protest to the Secretariat of the League of Nations at Geneva was despatched following the meeting.

The meeting also decided to issue a call for mass meetings to be held throughout the country today at 5 p.m. when work is to be suspended.

An official statement issued by the government today explains that the Moslems protested against the screen as well as the placing of other articles of furniture by the worshippers at the We## as contradicting an ex ### the ##################################### reply to an inquiry denied the report circulated ‘throughout the city that Inspector Duff who directed the tearing down of the screen was suspended.Three Englishmen, non-Jews, who are residents of Jerusalem, have joined in the Jewish protest against the action of the police by publishing letters in the Palestine Bulletin, English daily published by the Palestine Telegraphic Agency. These non-Jews declared that they associate themselves with the Jewish protest and demand that those responsible for the incident be punished.

The Mizachi organization despatched a cable of protest to Dr. J. H. Hertz, Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, asking him to intervene. The Radziminer Rebbe, Chassidic Rabbi of Poland who is now on a visit here, joined in the protest.

A solemn procession of Jews to the Wailing Wall is being planned for next Tuesday. It is expected that thousands will take part in the march.

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