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Oxford Students Who Defended Jews Going to Palestine Again

The students of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, a party of whom were in Palestine during the riots of August 1929, and at the risk of their lives helped defend the Jews, are to go to Palestine again during next summer’s vacation. The council of Wycliffe Hall at its autumn meeting decided that arrangements should be made for the summer vacation term of 1931 to be spent in Palestine and Egypt.

The students of Wycliffe Hall, which is one of the three Anglican theological halls for graduates at Oxford and represents the Evangelical wing of the Church of England, have visited Palestine and Egypt twice during the last four years. During their last visit, in August 1929, their studies were interrupted by the Palestine riots, and the members of the Hall were enrolled as special constables to help maintain peace.

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