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Zionists Indignant at Failure of State Department to Authorize Visa for Dr. Sneh

Failure of the State Department to order the U.S. consulate in Paris to issue a visitor’s visa to Dr. Moshe Sneh, a member of the Jewish Agency executive, has aroused considerable indignation in American Zionist circles.

Dr. Sneh, who is scheduled to address the annual convention of the Zionist Organization of America, opening in Atlantic City on Oct. 26, was to sail tomorrow. His application for a visa was rejected by the Paris consulate last week.

A high official of the ZOA said today that “while we understand the difficulties faced by the U.S. Government in securing 100,000 visas for Jews to enter Palestine we cannot understand its inability to secure one U.S. visa from its own State Department.”