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Arabs Raid New Colony Named for Ussishkin

AN ARAB RAIDING PARTY TODAY SURROUNDED AND BESIEGED THE NEW SETTLEMENT OF KFAR MENACHEM NEAR GEDERA, POURING RIFLE FIRE INTO IT FROM ALL SIDES FOR TWO HOURS, WHILE INHABITANTS OF THE NEIGHBORING ARAB VILLAGE OF IDN ABIYA CUT THE WATER SUPPLY OF THE JEWISH SETTLERS.

POLICE WERE RUSHED TO THE COLONY AND ARE HUNTING THE RAIDERS WITH BLOODHOUNDS. THE SETTLEMENT IS NAMED FOR MENACHEM MENDEL USSISHKIN, WORLD PRESIDENT OF THE JEWISH NATIONAL FUND.

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