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Boston Jewry Scores British Palestine Stand

A gathering of Boston Jewry met in the historic Old South Meeting House recently and vehemently protested against the recent action of the British High Commissioner in Palestine in granting only 5,600 certificates for Jewish immigrants for the next six months, following the report submitted by the Jewish Agency that Palestine can absorb at least 20,000 additional workers now.

Philip Potash, prominent Boston Zionist, declared that the action of the Palestine government was in conflict with the Balfour Declaration, with the many pledges which the mandatory power had given the League of Nations and with the promise of Ramsay MacDonald in his letter to Dr. Chaim Weizman that immigration into the Holy Land would be governed by the absorptive capacity of the country.

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