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South African Jews Close Shops, Offices to Demonstrate Opposition to Palestine Policy

All Jewish shops, offices and other places of business here closed at 1 p.m. yesterday in protest against British raids and arrests of Jewish Agency leaders in Palestine.

The Jewish community adopted a resolution demanding release of the Jewish leaders and “all unlawfully detained persons,” immediate reversal of British policy in Palestine and implementation of the Anglo-American Committee’s recommendation that 100,000 Jewish immigrants should be permitted to enter Palestine.