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Tagore, Indian Poet, Expresses Sympathy for Aims of Zionism

Deep sympathy with the aims and aspirations of Zionism was expressed by Rabindranath Tagore, world-famous Indian poet and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913, in an interview with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today. Tagore, who is on his way from Moscow to Berlin, was accidentally encountered by the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency who was en route to the World Congress for Palestine Workers.

Tagore recalled that two years ago he had received an invitation to come to Palestine. Ill-health, he said, had prevented his acceptance. He hoped that his next journey would be to Palestine. He is tentatively planning his Palestine trip for next year in order to see for himself the Jewish National Home. When the train on which Tagore was travelling reached Warsaw he was accorded an unexpected and entirely spontaneous ovation by a crowd at the station.

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