Paris (Jul. 24)
Chief Rabbi Isaac Herzog of Palestine was scheduled to confer here late today with Premier Georges Bidault on the question of admission of Jewish refugees to France.
Dr. Herzog, who arrived today from Prague en route to London, expressed horror at the bombing of the King David Hotel, describing the outrage as a “dastardly crime.”
“Despair – engendered by tragedy unparalleled in the annals of our history and by the failure of those in whose hands it now lies yet to bring the balm of healing to our tormented people – has borne its bitter fruits,” he said. “I could never have imagined that the descendents of those who received the law of life on Mount Sinai could show such disregard for the security of human life.”