English Zionists Protest Wailing Wall Incident

(J. T. A. Mail Service)

The Executive of the English Zionist Federation has unanimously adopted a resolution protesting against the incident at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.

“The Executive of the English Zionist Federation,” the resolution reads, “consider it their duty to protest most emphatically against the action of the responsible officials of the Palestine Administration in their interference with the Jewish worshippers at the Kotel Ma’arabi in Jerusalem on the Day of Atonement, and to voice the pain and indignation that has been aroused by this outrage on Jewish national and religious sentiment.

“The Executive of the English Zionist Federation, who feel that, in this respect, they are interpreting the views of all loyal Jewish subjects of His Majesty, realize keenly the humiliation which the action of the authorities in Palestine has put upon the Jews in their National Home, and beg to urge upon His Majestry’s Government that immediate steps be taken to make impossible any repetition of any similar incident in the future. It is the confident hope of the Executive of the English Zionist Federation that His Majesty’s Government will also take such measures as it may consider expedient to ensure that the Jewish traditional rights at the Kotel Ma’arabi, embodying the profound attachment of all faithful Jews to this august relic of the ancient temple in the Holy City ### Jerusalem, will be safeguarded in a manner worthy of the spirit as well as the letter of the Mandate under which the establishment of the Jewish National Home has been assumed by Great Britain, the resolution declares.

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