Tel Aviv (Oct. 27)
Three Jews were arrested and one accidentally hurt following a protest demonstration against the new British policy. The demonstration followed a mass meeting of Zionist Revisionists attended by 6,000 people.
The procession gathered around a young man carrying a Zionist flag. The arrival of the police led to a clash in which officer Schiff was thrown from his horse. A call was then sent for British constables who dispersed the demonstrators and the constables returned to Jaffa.
The demonstrators repeatedly shouted, “Down with Passfield,” “Long live the Balfour Declaration, the Mandates Commission and free immigration.”
Col. Frederick Kisch, chairman of the Palestine Executive of the Jewish Agency, is leaving tomorrow for London to attend the meeting of the Zionist political commission. Dr. Maurice Hexter, also a member of the Executive, will leave on Monday. The Jewish National Council at its meeting today will urge its president, Pinchas Rutenberg, to accept an invitation to the political commission’s session.