Washington (Feb. 25)
Eri Jabotinsky, son of the late world leader of the New Zionist Organization, has been deported by the Turkish authorities from Istanbul to Palestine, according to advices received here today. His deportation followed the refusal of the U. S. State Department to grant him a re-entry permit to the United States, where his mother, wife and child have been residing for several years.
Jabotinsky left the United States several months ago, with the consent of the War Refugee Board, on a mission for the Hebrew Liberation Committee. His task was to facilitate, from Turkey, the emigration of Jews from the Balkan countries to Palestine. It was understood that he would be allowed to re-enter the United States upon the completion of his work in Istanbul. The news of the sudden refusal to grant him a re-entry permit to re-join his family in New York, and his deportation from Turkey, came as a severe shock to Jewish circles here.