Jerusalem (May. 19)
Dr. Judah L. Magnes, president of the Hebrew University, who is en route to the United States, paused at Cairo for a two-hour discussion with Abdul Rahman Azzam Bey, secretary general of the Arab League, it was reported here today. Dr. Magnes is understood to have sounded out Azzam Bex on the Arab stand on the proposal for establishment of a bi-national state in Palestine.
Meir Yaari, head of the Hashomer Hazair in Palestine, addressing a conference of that organization in Tel Aviv today, stressed the necessity to fight for Arab-Jewish rapprochement in Palestine, which, he said, “would break up the national complex” in this country. He emphasized that the Hashomer Hazair will never agree to dissolution of the Hagana, but added that it would combat terrorism.
Referring to the efforts to achieve a united labor front at the forthcoming world Zionist Congress, Yaari said that the Hashomer Hazair would not agree to the principles of the Biltmore Declaration–which calls for the immediate creation of a Jewish Commonwealth–in return for labor unity.