New York (May. 20)
Nearly 1,000 rabbis from every section of the country have joined in addressing an appeal to the “conscience of America” as well as to the world statesman gathered at San Francisco, demanding the opening of the doors of Palestine to the Jews of Europe and “the fulfillment of the pledges of the Balfour Declaration and the League of Nations mandate for the reconstitution of Palestine as a free and democratic Jewish commonwealth,”it was announced today by Dr. Felix Levy of Chicago, chairman of the committee on Unity for Palestine of the Zionist Organization of America. The signatories to the appeal comprise rabbis of orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Congregations. They include 71 chaplains serving in all branches of the U.S. armed forces.