Says Wailing Wall Body Justified; Britain Alone Not Qualified to Solve It

The British proposal for an international commission to settle the question of the Wailing Wall is justified declares the Hebrew daily paper “Davar,” because “Great Britain is not entitled to solve the problem independently. The sacred sites, including the Wailing Wall, form a separate chapter of the Mandate. The failure of the League of Nations several months ago to agree to the proposal betrayed a lack of understanding of the peculiar conditions and the pregnant dangers. We hope that the commission will courageously penetrate the problem, distinguishing between truth and falsehood, between the heritage of generations and formal ownership, between people’s hopes and tears and vicious political maneouvres.”

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