Tel Aviv Presents Three Ambulances to British Army; American Delegation Wanted

Three fully equipped military ambulances were turned over to British military authorities here today as “Tel Aviv’s gift on the occasion of the mayor’s birthday.” The ambulances were built in Palestine.

An exchange of greetings between Mayor Israel Rokach and Col. Wilson of the British General Staff marked the ceremony. The British colonel, in accepting the gift of the municipality, stated that the Army considers this gift the best proof of the cordial relations between the Jewish population of the city and the British armed forces in Palestine.

The Tel Aviv newspaper Haaretz, representing the General Zionists, today carries an article demanding that American Zionists send a representative to Palestine “to strengthen the political department of the Zionist executive in Jerusalem.” The paper complains that “the Yishuv has been left alone for the last three years and feels isolated.” The article was inspired by the fact that American Zionists have sent Dr. Abba Hillel Silver to London. Closer cooperation between American Zionists and the Jewish Agency offices in London and Jerusalem is urgently needed in order to secure better Zionist representation both inside and outside Jewish life, the article argues.

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