Tel Aviv (Mar. 20)
Approximately 250,000 Jews, Christians and Arabs participated in the street carnival celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim, which concluded here today.
Despite the packed streets and the huge masses, not a single disturbance was reported. The carnival was led by Meir Dizengoff, the mayor of Tel Aviv, who was escorted by a doctor, because of his recent illness.
A procession miles in length marched throughout the central streets of Tel Aviv in a gay street masquerade which was observed ###m roof tops and windows by ###usands of spectators. Many of ##e floats symbolized the war danger which Nazi Germany now constitutes for the world. An attractive float which stirred great interest was “Hitler Disposing of the Versailles Treaty and of German Jewry.”
The street carnival lasted till late in the evening. Hundreds of passenger buses and cars were waiting on the side streets to take thousands of participants back to Jerusalem and other cities. The carnival this year was the largest in the history of Palestine.