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missioner had planned to go overseas and to find a warm welcome in his efforts to alleviate suffering, Lipsky said, but he soon discovered that he would be unable to find financial support and that the doors of neither the League of Nations nor of individual nations were open to him.

McDonald soon came to the conclusion, Lipsky declared, that the doors of Palestine alone were open to him.

The speaker predicted that within the next two years between 60,000 and 70,000 German Jews will migrate to Palestine and that within the coming year Jews undoubtedly will be moving to the other side of Transjordania. Already, he said, they are doing business in Bagdad and Mesopotamia.


Commenting on the cooperative drive of the American Palestine Campaign and the Joint Distribution Committee Lipsky made the following statement:

“Whereas in previous years the Zionists were afraid that if any such united campaign were effected, the Zionists would be swallowed up with their principles, now, however, such fear has been dispelled because in reality Palestine is the only haven.”

As to division of monies realized in the campaign, he declared that when the Joint Distribution Committee takes over its share it will find there is no other way of using it to succor German Jews than by spending it in Palestine.

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