Palestine Demonstrates Today Against Indifference of Allies to Fate of Jews in Europe

Jews all over Palestine will participate in demonstrations tomorrow at which the Allied Nations, charged with indifference to the tragic fate of the Jews in Nazi-held Europe, will be urged to take more effective steps to rescue the European Jews from extermination.

At a press conference here today, arranged by the Jewish Federation of Labor, Palestine Jewish leaders expressed the’ opinion that the United Nations still possess sufficient shipping facilities to transport to Palestine and other overseas countries those Jews who are facing the imminent danger of being annihilated by the Nazis.

A two-point petition, which will be signed by every adult Jew in Palestine, will be dispatched to the United Nations, it was stated at the conference. The petition, transmitted through the Jewish National Council of Palestine, will demand that the United Nations take measures to force the Nazis to immediately halt their mass-slaughter of Jews, and that they take immediate and effective action to save as many Jews as can still be rescued from Nazi lands. Work will be stopped in every Jewish office and factory during the demonstration, and inter-city traffic will be suspended from noon on all bus lines controlled by Jewish cooperatives.

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