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375 U.S. Legislators, Governors Urge Roosevelt to Act on Palestine

President Roosevelt received today a joint memorial petition signed by 51 senators, 194 representatives, and 30 governors reaffirming the sympathy of the american people with the Jewish rebuilding of Palestine and approving american representations to great Britain to keep open Palestine’s doors for the Jewish refugees. They asserted that in a critical hour in the history of the oppressed Jews, the American Government could perform a notable act of humanitarianism in conveying to the British Government the hope that Palestine will be kept open on a broad basis for the refugees. the petition, made public by the emergency committee on Palestine, was fashioned like an ancient Scroll of Law.