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Differences with Britain Set Aside Until Victory is Assured, Zionist Paper States

Zionist differences with Britain, particularly over the Palestine White Paper, have been “set aside until victory of the Allied Powers is assured,” it is declared editorially by the New Judea, organ of the World Zionist Organization.

Reviewing the position since outbreak of the war, the periodical states: “In spite of differences which the Jewish Agency has had with the British Government, notably over the White Paper, there has never been any change in the Jewish view that the future of Jewish Palestine is bound up with the British Commonwealth.”

The letter to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain by Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the Jewish Agency, in which Zionist cooperation with Britain was offered, the editorial declares, was a logical outcome of that view.

“It does not mean,” the Zionist paper emphasizes, “that the Agency’s attitude towards the White Paper has changed, but it means that all temporary differences are set aside until victory of the Allied Powers is assured.”

Referring to the Jews’ special reasons for wishing to see Hitlerism overthrown, the editorial adds: “These considerations will reinforce the traditional alliance between British policy and Zionist idealism and will serve to mobilize effective Jewish contribution to the task of prosecuting the war to a successful conclusion.”