Mania Shochat, Palestine Pioneer, to Set Up Arab-jewish Amity Group Here
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Mania Shochat, Palestine Pioneer, to Set Up Arab-jewish Amity Group Here

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Mania Shochat, famous as one of the first Jewish pioneers to settle in Palestine, announced today that she is going to New York to start a committee for Arab-Jewish unity in America. She addressed a reception given by the Independent Labor Party to mark British Imperialism and Arab Feudalisms.” Miss Shochat, speaking in Hebrew, expressed the belief that there existed conditions in Palestine favorable to the achievement of an Arab-Jewish understanding. Other speakers included James Maxton, who presided, and Fenner Brochway, secretary of the I.L.P.

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