London (Aug. 28)
The amount of $250,000 to open a huge Palestine fund to further Jewish immigration to Palestine was subscribed by an outstanding British Zionist, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learns tonight from trustworthy sources. Another British Zionist subscribed the amount of $50,000 toward the same fund.
These sums were subscribed in addition to the $175,000 raised at the first meeting of the Jewish Agecy Council held here last night to consider the Palestine situation. The above amount was given toward the Palestine Emergency Fund.
Addressing a meeting of the Executive Committee of the English Zionist Federation tonight, called to formulate plans for a huge mass meeting to be held at the Royal Albert Hall here, Dr. Weizmann stated that the only effective reply of the government to the events in Palestine must be to make the Mandate a living instrument. “As soon as quiet is restored a huge Jewish immigration to Palestine must begin. This must be the answer of the Jewish people. No ship may go to Palestine without carrying our pioneers!” Dr. Weizmann declared.