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International Christian Conference Opposes Anglo-u.s. Inquiry on Displaced Jews

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The two-day International Christian Conference for Palestine today concluded after adopting a resolution opposing the proposed establishment of an Anglo-American commission to inquire into the situation of the displaced Jews in Europe in connection with their emigration to Palestine.

“The facts with regard to the tragic condition of the displaced Jews in Europe are established,” the resolution pointed out. “Further commissions of inquiry are unnecessary and obstructive. More dallying with the problem of resoue of these unfortunate people is intolerable to Christian men and women.”

Other resolutions demanded:

1. The immediate removal of immigration restrictions against all Jews who wish to emigrate to Palestine.

2. The immediate repeal of anti-Jewish land laws in Palestine.

3. The provision at once of the necessary transportation and other facilities for a Jewish immigration movement to Palestine.

4. The immediate transportation and the settlement in Palestine of the hundred thousand Jews now in Europe who are the objects of intercession by President Truman to the Government of Great Britain; and that the United States express its willingness to share with Great Britain the obligations involved.

5. A decision by the United Nations establishing Palestine as soon as possible as a Jewish democratic state.

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