New York (May. 2)
Dr. Hussein Fakhri El-Khalidi, one time mayor of Jerusalem, and president of the Arab Reform Party in Palestine, has been named chairman of the Arab Bureau of Propaganda in Washington, the Institute for Arab American Affairs has announced.
The Institute, whose headquarters are in New York, also announced that its president, Faris S. Malouf, has been sent to San Francisco to assist the Arab delegations there, and to establish branches of the orgaization in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The New York Arab newspaper As-Sayeh reports that the institute has received gifts, recently, totalling $4,000, and urges its readers to give generously to the organization, which, it says, is helping “defend the Arab cause by upholding Arab rights in Palestine and other lands.”
Another Arab newspaper, As-Sameer, commenting on the composition of the Arab delegations at San Francisco, points out that professors of history and philisophy are in the delegations, and adds: “Zionist propagandists at San Francisco will have to strain their well-known tortuous sophistry to show how their case can stand on the grounds of either historic fact or of pure reason.”