New York (Nov. 25)
The American Zionist Emergency Council yesterday blamed the Palestine administration for the death of a Jewish colonist and the resulting disturbances in Tel Aviv and called for the removal of the officials responsible. The Council asserted that the demonstrations which have been taking place in Palestine are “the direct result of a series of increasingly provocative actions on the part of the Palestine administration “which reached their climax in a recent raid on the Jewish settlement of Ramat Hakovesh, where a Jewish settler was killed.
The Council called on the government to put an end to its arms searches in Jewish settlements. It declared that these searches and prosecutions had been started by the government to create an atmosphere in Palestine “calculated to provoke the Jews and ultimately to prejudice the cause of the Jewish National Home.”