Weizmann Sees Zionist Claims Met After War

Dr. Chaim Weizmann, in his first address in Canada of his current tour, predicted on Sunday, that Zionist claims would be met after the war and asserted that if the Nazis visited destruction on Palestine, “we shall build and rebuild until the great peace.”

Addressing some 8,000 persons in a crowded Varsity Hall, the Jewish Agency president said: “There will be victory and there will be peace after much blood, sweat, tears and toil, and Jews will have their share of all of these. After this peace, our claims will be met. I have confidence in the honesty and the faith and the sincerity of the Prime Minister of Great Britain and of the President of the United States. I know that it is not beyond their ken to find a solution whereby the Jews and the Arabs can live fully in equity.”

“The filthy claws of barbarism are stretching out to grab hold of the sacred site of Palestine and Zion in the same way that they have polluted the shrine of the Acropolis of Greece and the Chamber of Deputies of France and as they have desecrated the West-minster shrine,” he said. “They shall not succeed, we pray. But if they destroy, we shall rebuild a finer Tel Aviv, a more beautiful Haifa and a more sacred Jerusalem. We shall build and rebuild until the great peace.”

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