New York (Jun. 19)
Refugee ships bearing Jewish DP’s will run the British blockade to Palestine this summer despite the halting of repatriation operations by the Haganah last week, Eri Jabotinsky, a leader of the Hebrew Committee of National Liberation, told a press conference here today.
Speaking jointly with Professor Fowler Harper, vice-chairman of the American League for a Free Palestine, Mr. Jabotinsky, who recently returned from Palestine and Germany, revealed that money raised through the American League’s Palestine Freedom Drive has already been used to purchase new repatriation ships in Europe. These ships are scheduled to sail this summer, he said.