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New Palestine High Commissioner Pays First Visit to Tel Aviv; Received with Flowers

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Sir Allan Cunningham, new Palestine High Commissioner, today paid his first visit to Tel Aviv and was met with flowers by Mayor Rokach and members of the municipal council.

Replying to greetings, the High Commissioner said that it was always his hope to see “the only all-Jewish city in the world.” He called upon the Jews “to dispel bitterness” from their hearts. I would like you to have my assurance of sympathy and understanding,” he stated. “We require cooperation to ensure a better future.”

The largest contribution yet made to the Jewish National Fund was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Senior of South Africa, it was announced here today. Totalling nearly $160,000, the donation was made for the establishment of a housing project called “Schechunat Arye” at the colony of Roanana, to honor the memory of Mr. and Mrs. Senior’s eldest son, Flight Lieutenant Arie Reuben Senior, who, while in command of a Liberator bomber, failed to return from a raid over Udine, Italy.

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