American Jewry Continues Its Protests Against White Paper
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American Jewry Continues Its Protests Against White Paper

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Five thousand Jews filled Moolah Temple to capacity and several others clamored in vain for entrance last night when St. Louis Jewry voiced its united protest against the new British policy in Palestine. Governor Henry S. Caulfield, who flew by plane to attend, declared that the new policy was a repudiation of the Balfour Declaration.

Addressing one of the largest meetings ever held here, Governor Caulfield expressed the hope that the English people, responding to public opinion, will demand of their government the withdrawal of the White Paper. Mayor Victor J. Miller urged the Jews to carry on the work and declared that the British government cannot long endure and maintain the support of its people if it attempts to stand for a repudiation of a trust which has been sanctioned by all nations.

Other speakers were Rabbi Henry Raphael Cohen of Dallas, Rabbis Julius Gordon, Samuel Thurman, and Abraham Halpern; Leon Gellman, editor of the Jewish Record; Hon. Nathan Frank, Rev. Ashby Jones, Prof. Gustave Klausner, M. J. Slonim, presiding officer and Mendel Fisher. Rabbi Samuel Sale read the resolutions calling upon the British people to repudiate the White Paper.

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