JERUSALEM (Jun. 14)
A call to the United Nations, appealing to them to rescue the Jews in Europe from Nazi lands before it is “too late,” was issued today by the entire Jewish population of Palestine following demonstrations throughout the country.
The call, which will carry the signature of all adult Jews in the country, will be transmitted in the form of a petition to each democratic government. It reads:
“Listen, ye United Nations’. From Israel’s homeland, from the cradle of the prophets, another call is sent to you, appealing for speedy and humanitarian salvage of those of our people facing extermination tomorrow and the day after tomorrow. You are not too late. The cries of hundreds of thousands of men and women, aged persons and children, are still breaking over the walls. Many are still struggling for life, for honor. There are still countries subdued by the Reich hesitating to shed the blood of innocents. These countries are still listening to you. Extend practical help. Open the gates of your countries to a nation without a homeland, strengthen the hands of every neutral, warn the satellites to avoid a step which will bring vengeance’.”