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Shertok Reports to Zionist Leaders on His Talk with Willkie in Palestine

A report of his meeting with Wendell L. Willkie, President Roosevelt’s special envoy, during the latter’s recent visit to Palestine was submitted today by Moshe Shertok, head of the political department of the Jewish Agency, to the Zionist Actions Committee now in session here.

The conversation between Willkie and Shertok took place in the American Consulate in Jerusalem. Prior to leaving the United States Mr. Willkie corresponded with David Ben-Gurion, chairman of the Executive of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, who was at that time in America, asking the latter for a list of Jewish leaders in Palestine. Mr. Willkie also conferred here with Dr. J.L. Magnes and Henrietta Szold when he visited at their homes, since both of them are American citizens. He also met a number of Arab leaders with whom he discussed problems concerning the future of Palestine.