Jerusalem (Aug. 19)
The Jewish population of Palestine is living through days of intense anxiety and indignation as a group of Moslem Arab leaders have shown their determination to arrange for continuous anti-Jewish attacks at the Western Wall of the Temple and at various points in Jerusalem.
Following the attack at the Western Wall Friday, when the newly opened door was made use of by the invaders, contrary to the assurances of the Palestine government that this door for which it granted permission would not be used as a passage, attacks on Jews were perpetrated by armed Moslems at various points in the city. During Saturday and Sunday, nine Jews were attacked.
Three Jews were injured when a group of Arabs attacked Jewish youths playing ball, and threw stones at them. One Jew was stabbed and was taken to a hospital in a serious condition. Physicians declared his condition hopeless.
An attack was also perpetrated on the Bukhara Jewish quarter in Jerusalem where the Arabs used firearms Before the police came the rioters escaped.
Attacks were made near Mount Scopus. Before the attacks were started a great number of Moslems were assembled at the Mosque of Omar where they listened to addresses by their leaders.
All in all, ten Arabs were arrested Saturday, including one who carried a sharp sword. The city was guarded by mounted police.