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Zionists Express Gratitude for Hoover Action on Palestine

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A telegram of thanks for the statement addressed to the Madison Square Garden protest meeting against Arab outrages in Palestine held last Thursday night has been sent to President Herbert Hoover by the Administrative Committee of the Zionist Organization of America. The message was signed by Dr. David. J. Kaliski, Acting Chairman of the Zionist Organization, and Emanuel Neumann, Chairman of the Bronx Committee on Public Information.

Similar messages of thanks have also been addressed to Vice-President Curtis, Secretary of State Stimson, Senator William E. Borah, Senator William H. King and Senator Robert H. Wagner for their public expression of sympathy with the Jews in Palestine and for their active aid in strengthening the Jewish position.

The telegram to President Hoover read as follows:

“We are requested to convey to you the profound gratitude of the Zionist Organization of America, the United Jewish Organizations of New York and of the members of the delegation whom you so kindly received on August 27th last for the note of hope and optimism which you struck in your message to the Madison Square Garden protest meeting. The Jews of America feel heartened by your statement saying, ‘I am confident out of these tragic events will come greater security and (Continued on Page 12)

“We hail these words as expressing the mind of America and the resolve of the civilized world that the great work of reconstruction which has been so well begun in Palestine must not retreat, much less surrender, before the onslaught of fanaticism and savagery. Your forward looking statement which accords with utterances made on previous occasions by Presidents Wilson, Harding and Coolidge and with the unanimous resolutions adopted by both Houses of Congress in September, 1922, approving these aims and purposes will bring consolation to the bereaved and renewed hope to the forces of progress and reconstruction. You have earned the eternal gratitude of an unforgetting people. Believe us to be, Mr. President, very respectfully yours.”

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