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Large Meeting of Jews in Bulgaria Protests Against Closing of Palestine Doors

Thousands of men and women today crowded a Zionist meeting at Plovdiv called to protest against the White Paper and to demand unrestricted Jewish immigration to Palestine.

The meeting – the largest held since the liberation of the country – was addressed by Vitali Haimoff, president of the Zionist Organization of Bulgaria and by other prominent Jewish speakers. The gathering sent cables to the governments of Britain and the United States asking for free admission of Jews to Palestine.

The Bulgarian press has been devoting much space recently to the Palestine problem, reporting Jewish protests from all over the world against the British White Paper. Most of the papers predict that the Arab League will have to modify its opposition to the admission of Jews to Palestine.