Palestine Jews Congratulate Weizmann on Fight for Jewish Force
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Palestine Jews Congratulate Weizmann on Fight for Jewish Force

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The executive committee of the Jewish National council today cabled to Dr. Chaim Weizmann and Moshe Shertok in London congratulating them on their efforts to obtain a separate Jewish fighting force, which were successfully culminated this week with announcement by the British War Office that a Jewish brigade group is to be established.

Isaac Ben-Zvi, president of the Council, declared in a statement issued to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that creation of the brigade “strengthens our confidence that even the post-war world will recognize our right to national independence within our own homeland.” Similar sentiments were voiced in editorials appearing in all the Hebrew dailies yesterday and today.

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