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Canadian Government is Asked to Urge Churchill to Make Palestine a Jewish Homeland

The Canadian Government has again been asked to urge Prime Minister Churchill and other leaders of the United Nations “to provide for the disinherited and tortured Jewish refugees of Europe a new freedom–a liberty of right and not of sufferance to enter their ancient homeland, covenanted to them in the original promises as a National Home which would lead to independent statehood.”

The request was made in a memorandum submitted to Norman Robertson, Under Secretary of State for External Affairs, on behalf of the Canadian Palestine Committee and Zionist Organization of Canada. The delegation which submitted the memorandum included Herbert A. Mowat, executive secretary of the Canadian Palestine Committee, S. J. Zacks, co-president of the Zionist Organization of Canada and Norman Dowd, executive secretary of the Canadian Congress of Labor.