Jerusalem (Nov. 3)
The Jewish Bar Association yesterday presented to the Palestine government a demand for the resignation of State Attorney L. Elliot for his allegations that all Jews are necessarily arsonists.
The declaration was made by the State Attorney in the course of an arson trial in which a Georgian Jew, Turshvili, was the defendant.
The representations were made to the Palestine government following a meeting where it was decided that Elliot’s statement had demonstrated his unfitness for his office.
A similar demand was voiced yesterday by the entire Jewish press and at a meeting of the General Zionists.
Elliot’s transfer from Palestine is awaited by Palestine Jewry.