London (Jul. 20)
The Board of Deputies of British Jews today adopt(##)animously a memorandum for submission to the United Nations Special Committee Palestine which declares that the Board is “now convinced more than ever before only through the establishment of a Jewish state is there any solution to the (##)sh problem.”
Acknowledging the opportunities for immigration afforded by Britain’s policy Palestine from 1932 to 1936, when absorptivity was the yardstick for entrance, the (##) pointed to the gradual whittling down of Mandatory obligations which culminated (##)he White Paper and stressed that a monthly quota of 1,500 “cannot affect the posi(##) of the DP’s still languishing in camps.”
Declaring that the Palestine problem cannot be dealt with separately from difficulties of the Jewish people, the statement asserts that the setting up of (##)ee democratic state with equality for the Arabs and other peoples is the only (##)bly way in which to bring peace to Palestine and help normalize the position of Jewish people.
As an immediate practical step towards the creation of a Jewish state, the (##)randum suggests that Britain turn over to the Jewish Agency “appropriate spheres governmental authority, particularly authority to decide on Jewish immigration.” memorandum also called for adequate interim immigration.