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The Hebrew press here is a unit in protesting against the order suspending the labor immigration schedule into Palestine. The “Ha’Aretz” declares, “There is a limit to our loyalty and patience. The entire Jewish world will receive the stoppage order as a declaration of war. It strikes at the heart of the foundation of our national structure, at the soul of Zionism, and undermines its existence and imperils the future.”

“The Balfour Declaration, Versailles, the San Remo declaration and resolutions, all the British government’s decisions, decisions of the Labor Party, the speeches of MacDonald and the last statement of Parliament, all these are one terrible lie without immigration,” exclaims the Hebrew daily “Davar.” “Why did the Labor government interrupt labor immigration into Palestine at a time when labor is needed. Was there a foundation and justice? No. Only threats. Henceforth, every Arab ‘notable’ will say they must continue intimidation to secure their ends.”

The “Doar Hayom” says, “Unrestricted and unconditional immigration is our demand. Our title to Palestine is independent of any Simpsons. The Chalutzim (pioneers) of Kishinev, Warsaw, Vienna, or Lemberg, are uncocerned with Simpson’s findings.” Criticizing the Zionist leadership the “Doar Hayom” calls for an extraordinary Zionist congress to “determine the fundamental question of the relations between the Jewish people and Great Britain.”

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