Relief Committees Forming Throughout U.S. As Protest Meetings Proceed
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Relief Committees Forming Throughout U.S. As Protest Meetings Proceed

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The sum of $30,000 in cash was raised here at a mammoth mass meeting, held at the Lyric Theatre, to protest the outrages against the Jews in Palestine.

It is expected that a much larger sum will be raised by the Palestine Emergency Fund Committee, which has been organized under the chairmanship of L. Manuel Hendler. The speakers at the mass meeting last night were Governor Albert C. Ritchie, Senator Millard E. Tydings, Mayor Wm. F. Broening, Rabbi Reuben Rivkin, Rabbi Morris S. Lazaron, Rabbi Samuel Rosenblatt. Judge Eli Frank was introduced as the presiding officer by Siegmund B. Sonneborn. Cantor Adolph J. Weisgal chanted the memorial prayers.

The meeting adopted a series of resolutions introduced by Dr. Harry J. Friedenwald, which, after deploring the outrages and expressing confidence in the good faith of Great Britain, (Continued on Page 8)

urged Britain to employ rigid measures to restore order; sufficient military forces to afford permanent security, with wider participation by Jews in the military and police forces of the country; investigation and punishment of the guilty; compensation for life and property lost; just settlement of the Wailing Wall problem and its satisfactory safeguarding; dismissal of all lax, incompetent Palestine administrative officials; provisions for opening doors to increased immigration; complete public restatement of British policy in Palestine.

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