American Zionists Denounce “foul Assassination”

The American Zionist Emergency Council, which speaks for all Zionist bodies in the United States, today issued a statement declaring that “the Zionist movement in America has learned with horror of the foul assassination of the British Resident Minister in the Middle East, Lord Moyne.”

“Reports that Jewish extremists may have been responsible for this crime raise in acute form the problem of effective action against a handful of deluded and halforazed youths who in recent months have perpetrated a series of terrorist outrages in Palestine,” the statement continues. “The Jewish representative bodies in Palestine and the Hebrew press there have been unequivocal in condemning these crimes in the strongest possible terms. The American Zionist Emergency Council associates itself with the attitude of Palestine Jewry in its determination to root out this evil from their midst, and it is confident that the Jews of Palestine will continue to do all in their power to help the authorities to apprehend those responsible for these outrages.”

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