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United Hebrew Trades Score Palestine Revisionists for Strike-breaking Tactics

The United Hebrew Trades have adopted a resolution severely condemning what they term the strike-breaking methods of the newly formed Revisionist labor union in Palestine in their fight against the Palestine Labor Federation, the Histadruth.

The resolution which was adopted at a regular meeting of the organization on Monday and made public yesterday, is signed by M. Tygel, Chairman; M. Brown, Vice-Chairman and M. Feinstone, Secretary.

The resolution asserts that the Revisionists have lately assumed a Fascist character and have undertaken to destroy the achievements accomplished by the Histadruth after many years of labor and sacrifice.

Therefore “the United Hebrew Trades condemn the wild adventurism of the Revisionists and at the same time express their solidarity with the Histadruth and pledge themselves to do all within their power to aid the Histadruth to enable it to continue its work as the true builder of the economic and spiritual life of the Yiddish masses in Palestine.”

The resolution relates to the guerilla warfare current in recent weeks between members of the Histadruth and the Revisionist labor union which culminated in a clash this week between Revisionists and Histadruth members in which fifteen were injured when the Revisionists went to work in the Frumin Biscuit Factory in Jerusalem against which the Histadruth is striking.

The clashes between both groups are the subject of discussion in the Yiddish press in New York.

The “Day” in an editorial scores the Revisionists for strike-breaking methods.

S. Judson, writing the “Jewish Morning Journal,” deplores the clashes and point out that Palestine is the sufferer.

Harry Lang, writing in the “Jewish Daily Forward,” scores the Revisionists as strike-breakers and calls their attacks against the Histadruth part of an attempt to destroy that organization and the entire Socialist workers movement in Palestine.

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