Dr. F. I. Shatara, former president of the Arabian Congress, and Elias Ginsburg, president of the Zionist-Revisionist Organization of America, will debate on “Is a Jewish State in Palestine Just?” at the Hotel Pennsylvania next Saturday.
Dr. Shatara, who was born and educated in Palestine, is classed as one of the extremists in the Arab movement. Although he is against political Zionism and a Jewish majority in Palestine, he favors the Magnes Brith Shalom Zionists and is sympathetic to the Histadruth. He will argue against a Jewish State in Palestine.
Mr. Ginsburg, who fought in the Jewish Legion for the liberation of Palestine, will take the affirmative side of the debate.
Great interest in the debate is being evidenced by both Jewish and Arabian circles here. The Arabian press has advertised this coming event and many Arabs are expected to be present.