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Cahan, Forward Chief, Calls Labor Party to Account for Breaking Faith with Jews

The Socialists of England have lost their usual sense of justice, declares Abe Cahan, editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, in a signed front-page editorial in Wednesday’s issue of the Forward, which is the leading Socialist daily in America. The British Socialists believe that their latest decision on Palestine is in the interests of their own people, but Jewish Socialists must in this critical moment stand by their people too, says Mr. Cahan, according to a summary prepared by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

“We all deplore the difficult situation in which England finds itself today,” the Forward editor says. “But why should our unhappy people be the scapegoat? When the Czarist government of Russia used to make us the