JERUSALEM (Feb. 29)
Jews throughout Palestine stopped work today in protest against the newly-announced measures restricting their right to purchase land, while Arabs hailed the regulations by dancing in the streets of Jaffa, predominant Arab port city.
An impressive silent demonstration was staged in Tel Aviv, all-Jewish city neighboring Jaffa, where large crowds of worshippers throned the Great Synagogue for special services.
After the services, the Jews paraded to the Municipal Hall, led by members of the central committee of the Histadruth, Palestine labor federation, and municipal councillors with the exception of Mayor Israel Rokach. The paraders carried placards denouncing the land ordinance.
There were no speeches at the Hall and the police were conspicuous by their absence.