Jewish Maquis Enlist in Jewish Brigade; More Refugees Reach Palestine

Thirty-two former members of Jewish Maquis units in France, who arrived here from Lisbon last month, have already joined the Jewish Brigade. Immediately after their release from the Athlit internment camp, the young French Jews marched in a body, carrying their Maquis flag, to the Brigade headquarters and enlisted.

An additional 125 refugees arrived in Palestine this week. They came mostly from Poland, the Balkans and Bukhara. Fifty-seven of them were brought here under the auspices of the Youth Aliyah.

Replying to charges appearing in the Arab press recently, to the effect that Jews desired to immigrate to Arab countries neighboring Palestine, Moshe Shertok, chief of the political department of the Jewish Agency, told a press conference that these charges were false and that Zionist aspirations were concentrated on Palestine and were not aimed on dispersing Jews throughout the Middle East.

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