tion would be issued. To this Mohammed Ali said he replied, “Don’t explain the whole thing away.”
Although it is well known that most of the speakers are not friendly to the Jews they all endeavored to emphasize that they were well-disposed towards them but merely opposed Zionism. The reception was conspicuous by the absence of many members of Parliament, including Lords, who had previously definitely associated themselves with an anti-Zionist policy. Lately, however, they have been silent, probably in view of the Conservatives’ desire to gain the “Jewish vote” on the Palestine question for the next elections.